London police make arrests related to Lapsus$

BBC reports:

A 16-year-old from Oxford has been accused of being one of the leaders of cyber-crime gang Lapsus$.

The teenager, who is alleged to have amassed a $14m (£10.6m) fortune from hacking, has been named by rival hackers and researchers.

City of London Police say they have arrested seven teenagers in relation to the gang but will not say if he is one.

The boy’s father told the BBC his family was concerned and was trying to keep him away from his computers.

Read more at BBC.

This is one of the worst-kept secrets anywhere as this teen’s role and real identity have been known since last year. The group’s post about taking a one-week vacation may have been the result of the arrests. The exact timeframe or sequence is not clear at this point.

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