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Teen Suspected by Cyber Researchers of Being Lapsus$ Mastermind

  • Unconventional hacking group has hit Microsoft and Nvidia
  • Teen lives with mother near Oxford, England, researchers say
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WATCH: Paladin Capital Group Managing Director Ciaran Martin discusses the Okta breach and the state of global cybersecurity.Source: Bloomberg

Cybersecurity researchers investigating a string of hacks against technology companies, including Microsoft Corp. and Nvidia Corp., have traced the attacks to a 16-year-old living at his mother’s house near Oxford, England. 

Four researchers investigating the hacking group Lapsus$, on behalf of companies that were attacked, said they believe the teenager is the mastermind.