Researchers trace LAPSUS$ hacks to English teenager

Four cybersecurity researchers have reported that a 16 year living with his mother is believed to be the mastermind behind the operation

Cybersecurity researchers investigating the ultra-prolific LAPSUS$ group have traced the attacks to a 16 year old living at his mother’s house near Oxford, England.

In a shocking turn of events, the four researchers investigating the attacks have said they believe the teenager is the mastermind behind the operation.

LAPSUS$ has gained significant notoriety in the past month as they have hacked several organizations, including tech giants SamsungMicrosoftNVIDIA and Okta.

The 16-year-old has not been named both because he is a minor, and he is yet to be officially accused of wrongdoing by law enforcement. Read more:

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