September 29, 2022

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7 arrested on suspicion of being part of Lapsus$hacker group that attacked Microsoft, Americanas and ConectSUS

7 arrested on suspicion of being part of Lapsus$hacker group that attacked Microsoft, Americanas and ConectSUS

British police arrested seven people – between teenagers and young adults – on Thursday (24) in London. According to local media, they are suspected of being part of the Lapsus$hacker group. After making statements, they were all released.

Despite their release, British police will continue to investigate the suspects, who say they are looking for other members of the hacker group.

$Lapsus targeted major companies such as Microsoft, and claimed responsibility for the attacks on Americana in Brazil, To the Ministry of Health and the ConectSUS appAccording to Reuters.

“Seven people between the ages of 16 and 21 have been arrested in connection with an investigation into a hacking group. “All have been released pending investigation,” London Police said in a statement.

According to the BBC, a 16-year-old from Oxford with autism is suspected to be one of the leaders of the group. His name has not been released because he is a minor.

$Lapsus has become one of the most talked about and feared hacking groups at the moment to successfully break into large corporate systems. After each attack is completed, the group often boasts about this achievement online.

According to TechCrunch, it appears that at least one member of $Lapsus was involved in a recent attack on Electronic Arts, and another member is suspected of being a teenager living in Brazil.

attack on Americans

Americans (Amer 3) always treat his hacker attack as a “security incident”. Its brand websites (Submarino and Shoptime) were down for several days in February after the cyber invasion.

Justice, according to a report published InfomoneyThe company said it hired World-renowned experts to deal with the problem.

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The company also stated, in the case file, that “there is no technical evidence that personal databases of consumers have been compromised.”

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