How your child might be vulnerable when playing GTA 5 online.
As Grand Theft Auto 5 is an 18+ rated game children should not be playing it. However, the ease of access to these types of games, and the mature content, does make them appealing. As such, children will be subjected to profanity, violence, crime, drugs, sex and other mature themes. Without explanation or context, children may see these as positive actions.
GTA 5 online has also been mentioned in various reports relating to issues with online hackers and players’ personal information being accessed. Severe cases have involved ‘modders’ (like hackers who modify game-play) obtaining players’ IP addresses which allow them to discover players’ real addresses.