Rockstar Games has already patched the recent vulnerability in GTA Online, the popular multiplayer mode of GTA V, in its PC version. A dangerous security hole that put both the game and players' personal information at risk of hackers. The company announced this through a publication on its official channels, confirming the release of a new patch that solves this recent and controversial setback.
GTA Online: New Patch 1.66 available for PC
Rockstar Games has announced that a new patch has been implemented to fix a security vulnerability that could have allowed a third party to gain access to players' personal information, compromising their profile, game, and even sensitive banking information.
"Implemented a new data protocol in GTA Online to improve the security of network sessions and player-to-player messaging," reads part of the official notes for this new GTA Online for PC patch 1.66. "Fixed an issue that could result in a player’s GTA Online experience being modified by a third party, including altering GTA$ balance, RP level, Bad Sport status, and other player stats," the notes continue.
GTA Online continues to receive new content on a weekly basis to encourage its community of players to continue to push their game modes and all kinds of activities. Do not hesitate to consult all the news that arrives week by week in GTA Online through our news section of the game.
Source | Rockstar Games