Thinking out loud... there's no doubt more modders out there than what we see or what gets reported. I know if I had the knowledge, ability... whatever you want to call it, I'd be more inclined to play GTA legitimately with my main account, but think it would be fun to have a "side account" where I could get on a solo session or an invite session with a couple of close friends & just have a bit of a laugh & maybe record it for "personal use" (i.e. not for Youtube, etc). I enjoy GTA as it is meant to be played, have never money glitched or duped cars to sell & to be honest, have never ran into a modder / hacker other than one session with a god mode wally killing the crap out of everyone. I just left that session & (touch wood) haven't been bothered since. I have had my psn account hacked once though (after a bank account was hit - which is WAY off topic). It wasn't what I lost that gave me the feeling like my personal space had been invaded, just the fact that some b-stard had got into the account & taken whatever they wanted with no thought for anyone but themselves.
Hear a lot saying they can't wait for the PC version or for the next gen consoles... do you honestly think that there will be any improvement in unfair gaming...? Do you really think the new consoles or PC versions are going to stop god mode, etc...? I'll give the modders / hackers a couple of weeks (tops).
Some of these guys are good & could easily work in the industry... others are just kids hell bent on destroying other peoples experience with "off the shelf" software.