Tens of thousands of gamers have flocked to fake and malware-laden releases of the PC version for hit video game Grand Theft Auto V.
The fake 18Gb installation dropped malware and demanded users fill out surveys to obtain a password which it falsely claimed would unlock the game.
Further torrents including survey bypassers have been released.
One youtube video alone has attracted almost 70,000 hits, while torrents on infamous site the Pirate Bay had thousands of seeding users -- those who have downloaded and were sharing the jacked game.
The official release of GTA V for PC users was set for expected to ship in early 2014.
The fake YouTube listing.