People are getting fooled by a Grand Theft Auto V "beta" on the PC

There is no Grand Theft Auto V beta for the PC, but that hasn't stopped people falling for it.

@anthony256
Published Wed, Mar 19 2014 7:33 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:18 PM CST

Grand Theft Auto V hasn't even been announced for the PC yet, but there is a scam going around acting as the beta for GTA V, with some people unfortunately falling for it.

People are getting fooled by a Grand Theft Auto V beta on the PC | TweakTown.com

An e-mail has been going around teasing people to click a URL and download a .zip file, which contains the Grand Theft Auto V beta... or what it wants people to think. Instead, they're downloading malware. The e-mail itself uses Rockstar imagery, and a fancy banner, but comes in plain text explaining: "You invited beta tester GTAV to Windows."

NEWS SOURCE:kotaku.com.au

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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