On Friday, London Court has charged two new teenagers from the United Kingdon for hacking with Lapsus$ Group. Seventeen years old and Sixteen years old were accused of several cyber-offenses.
Recently, the Lapsus$ hacking group appeared again with 70GB of data breaching after their seven members got arrested by police. The FBI has also released an appeal for information regarding the Lapsus$ hacking group.
The boys were released on bail after accepting certain conditions. Their PCs, laptops, and other internet-related devices are sealed and currently under investigation.
Two More Teens Charged for Hacking with Lapsus$
Highbury Corner youth court issued an arrest warrant for two boys in an international police investigation into the Lapsus$. Prosecutor Valerie Benjamin said, “the case should be sent to crown court due to its complex nature and the involved sums.”
Both teenagers are charged with three counts of unauthorized access to impair the operation, access to a computer, and two counts of fraud by false representation. The 16-year-old boy has also been charged with one count of causing a computer to perform a process to secure unauthorized access to a program.
Reporters tracked down the 16-year-old personal information was published online by rival hackers when he used the online moniker “White” or “Breachbase” for Hacking. Now, Other hackers are also involved in catching the Lapsus$ group because of its popularity.
Bloomberg report revealed that a teenager based in Oxford, UK, is suspected of being the mastermind of the Lapsus$ hacking group, and both boys are involved in Microsoft’s data breach.
The Court and London Police cannot reveal legal restrictions related to suspects’ ages and the names or personal details of the boys. Detective Inspector Michael O’Sullivan handled this case from the City of London Police.