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Grand Theft Auto Maker Hacked, Next Release Images Stolen

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Rockstar Games has revealed that an attacker has hacked into its network and accessed early development footage of the next version of its popular video game Grand Theft Auto 6.

In a report, rock star said confidential information was also taken by the attacker. “At this time, we do not anticipate any disruption to our live gaming services or any long-term effects on the development of our ongoing projects,” the company added.

Take-Two Interactive Software, the parent company of Rockstar, has released a filing with the SEC inform its investors of the attack.

Images and videos of the stolen equipment appeared on the internet over the weekend.

An individual who claimed to be behind the theft posted around 90 video clips on the Telegram messaging app and claimed to be in possession of the source code as well.

Although Rockstar has issued DMCA notices on both Twitter and YouTube seeking to have the stolen material taken down, the material has spread across the net and continues to surface in one forum or another.

GTA 5 was the second best-selling game of all time, with 165 million copies sold.

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