//Teen Lapsus$ member was behind the leaked GTA 6 footage, London jury finds

Teen Lapsus$ member was behind the leaked GTA 6 footage, London jury finds

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A London jury has found that a teenage member of the Lapsus$ hacking group carried out the high-profile cyberattacks on Rockstar Games, Uber, and Nvidia, according to a report from the BBC. The Southwark Crown Court jury found 18-year-old Arion Kurtaj guilty on 12 counts, including blackmail, fraud, and several violations of the UK’s Computer Misuse Act.

Kurtaj was arrested several times within the past two years but continued to carry out cyberattacks on several companies, such as Nvidia, by using social engineering and SIM-swapping techniques. London police arrested Kurtaj for the final time in September 2022 after he violated bail conditions that banned him from using the internet.

According to the BBC, prosecutors told the court that…

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