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Leopard Squad is a small group of skilled, probably young, hackers who operate in a base somewhere in Los Santos, this has not been confirmed though. They know what they are doing, and this is proven by their technology being very secured and hidden, in fact, it has been said that it is basically impossible to track them. They're run by a few highly experienced programmers who took their hacking knowledge to the next level. It is told that the leader of the group goes by the name of "0V3RR1D3" and his real identity has never been revealed; he is doing a good job hiding it. Leopard Squad have been known to not forgive anyone and do not consider any of their emotions while doing what they do, they will not hesitate to do anything, no matter how much chaos it causes. This has been shown in their previous cyber-attacks. No one is safe from them. It all started in 2012, when hacking became a common thing, and these anonymous members grouped up and started to learn and practice. They grew and became very dangerous to the public. "0V3RR1D3" was clearly a gifted guy and this was proven when him and his team went onto hacking the play-station servers in March 2013, they went down for 11 days. No one knew how this happened until April when the news came out that its was all caused by so called Leopard Squad. This is when they began to become famous. Sony didn't take further actions since Leopard Squad never got traced. However Sony then wen't onto updating their server security as they had major vulnerability to attacks but this took them two months to fix. But this didn't threaten Leopard Squad whatsoever, in fact, this game them a harder target to practice on. Their servers were still easily to exploit and compromise but Leopard Squad didn't take further actions. This was the first time the group did anything illegal, known to the public anyways, before this, know one really knows how they formed. It was rumored that the leader of the group grew up self-learning how to hack and by the time he was 17, he was as good as the famous hackers "Anonymous". He then went on to creating a small team with other skilled members and then Leopard Squad formed. Their second incident occurred 2 months later when mass amounts of banks account details were leaked onto the web. This has been confirmed to be Leopard Squad's responsibility and there was chaos everywhere. Tens of thousands of people in Los Santos and states nearby began to experience the true outrage that this group have caused. Everyone who was involved was vulnerable and all of their personal details became public. A week later, this forced all banks upgraded their whole security system and reprogram all of their online banking code and security in order to patch all exploits found. It took 2 months for everyones bank details to be private again and this caused a lot of people's details being stolen, not only that but money was also stolen. But after the LSPD and government investigated, they couldn't find any traces of the hacking and yet again, Leopard Squad are still anonymous. They were still out there. In 2014. two years later from the first two incidents, no one has heard from Leopard Squad ever since, until now. At this point, they became more skilled than the famous hacking groups "Anonymous" and "Lizard Squad" combined. However saying that, to be honest "Anonymous" and "Lizard Squad" only have fame, but in reality, their hacking skills are pretty shit. Leopard Squad then went onto committing massive crimes and this turned from a small joke to a huge threat against the government. They unleashed a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) to the Los Santos Police Department servers and it succeeded. It caused the whole of the Los Santos Police Department servers to shutdown unexpectedly, not only this but it shutdown all the government servers as well, and shutdown half of Los Santos's Internet access. This cause even more chaos and this turned out to be pretty serious. It took two weeks to get everything back to normal and the government had massive troubles trying to reset the all of the servers, before this, the whole city was vulnerable to criminal activity as the LSPD was weak without their servers and database access. After this got sorted, Leopard Squad took full responsibility to this dreadful attack and this gained them a lot of fame in the city. LSPD still however couldn't trace the requests from Leopard Squad, this meant that and again, Leopard Squad got away with it. This attack proved that the government servers were still very very vulnerable to cyber-attacks and this made them improve their security drastically. The LSPD and the government at this point now wanted all of the Leopard Squad members behind bars. But there was one problem, they're location was impossible to be found (very very hard) as they made sure that everything was fully secured and hidden. They have done a very good job too. Anyone is vulnerable. However at this point, Leopard Squad took a brake from the major cyber-attacks, but they still did small attacks here and their just to gain fame and power, they were slowly growing. But last year when they were testing their new system out, they then went on to commit most their most brutal cyber-attack in 2016. This attack required so much skill and tools, but it still succeed. All of the government and police records which were saved onto their databases where wiped clean, literally wiped clean. This caused massive disruption to all police servers and all political actions. However, the government had a backup saved on an offline server however this backup only contained 30 percent of what was wiped. At this point, the Los Santos Anti Cyber-Attack team, which was formed in 2015, finally found the suspects. Well only one of them. His name is Carston Mills and was sent to 40 years in jail for cyber-hacking and treason for deleting important government information. But the rest are still out there, and they are getting smarter and more powerful. No one is safe. Now in 2018, "0V3RR1D3" and his group Leopard Squad are still out there and are getting more powerful. They have not committed any major cyber-crime since the 2016 chaotic indecent however there is always news of incidents which was caused by them. Intelligence says that they have become very dangerous and can strike at any moment. They have shown that nothing is a challenge for them. Los Santos are going to have to increase their cyber security by a huge amount in order to be less vulnerable to attacks. What will Leopard Squad do next...