June 24, 2024

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London police have arrested the Lapsus $ Group

London police have arrested the Lapsus $ Group

Police in London, UK, said they had arrested seven individuals linked to cybercrime group Lapsus on Thursday afternoon (24), according to the BBC. a TecMundo It has already happened In January the identity of the group leader who resided in Oxford.

According to a leak published this morning (24), the teenager in charge of the group has reached an estimated fortune of 14 million dollars through digital crimes.

Investigations are underway

Because they are minors, local authorities have not released photos, names or other details about the arrests. The police commented, “Seven people between the ages of 16 and 21 have been arrested in connection with an investigation with a hacking group. They have all been released under investigation. Our investigations are still ongoing.”

BBC is still talking With the father of a young man, who said, “I hadn’t heard of any of this until recently. He never talked about hacking, but he is very good at computers and spends a lot of time on the computer. I always thought he was playing.”

The Lapsus Group has been known for accessing the internal systems of large corporations and government agencies, among which Microsoft, LG, Samsung, Claro, Vodafone, NVIDIA, Ministry of Health, Claro, ConectSUS, Localiza and others.

On their public Lapsus Telegram channel, the last message shared states that they are going on vacation.

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