The young man hacked Rockstar Games in a hotel room while out on bail using just an Amazon Fire Stick.
Last Wednesday (23), it was revealed that two teenagers, one aged 18 and the other aged 17, were behind a cyber invasion scheme, known as Fallwhich targeted large technology companies, including developer Rockstar Games, responsible for the franchise Grand Theft Auto. A BBC confirmed that Arion Kurtas and the minor whose name was not disclosed also managed to break into the companies’ systems Nvidia e Uber.
After a failed attempt to break into the company’s systems, Nvidia, Curt was discovered by the City of London Police, after his “rivals” handed over information about his location. He was found and was being kept in a hotel room when he decided to repeat the procedure, this time focusing on obtaining information about the future game. GTA 6.
Before being caught red-handed, the Oxford teenager managed to collect confidential information about the franchise’s new title using just one Fire Stick, an Amazon device that turns any television into a smart TV. According to police, the device allowed the young man to access the developer’s cloud computing services.
The young man even managed to infiltrate the company’s work chat system to announce that he was carrying out the virtual attack. O My city reported that the teenager claimed to have downloaded data related to GTA 6although it is not possible to determine precisely what information was obtained by Curtaj, given the large-scale leak of content related to the future title, which led the developer to make early statements.
While Curt is in custody, the minor who collaborated with him was released on bail. The sentence for both those involved in the hacking group is yet to be determined.