The police of London arrested seven teenagers due to their alleged links to a hacker group believed to be Lapsus $, lately particularly prolific. Lapsus $ has claimed some major security breaches in tech companies, including Nvidia, Samsung, Ubisoft, Okta, and Microsoft.
London: seven teenagers linked to Lapsus $ arrested
News emerged on Wednesday indicating that while behind the entire hacker group is none other than a teenager Oxford. The City of London police did not say whether or not this teenager was among those arrested, but it is not possible to help but think that the events are somehow connected to each other.
“The London police have conducted an investigation with their partners on members of a hacker group,” said the investigative inspector Michael O’Sullivan of the London police. “Seven people between the ages of 16 and 21 have been arrested in connection with this investigation and have all been released under investigation. Our investigations are ongoing “.
At least one member of Lapsus $ has apparently been involved in a data breach at EA, according to information so far. Thursday Vice confirmed the group’s involvement in that breach in his own article, noting that it was an emblematic episode in subsequent Lapsus $ hacks.