AMD’s Source Code for Rumoured Xbox Series X GPU Leaked by Hacker

AMD, in an official assertion, has shared that again in December final yr, a hacker obtained entry to check information associated to the corporate’s present and future graphics merchandise. Some of those take a look at information or supply codes have been leaked on-line however the firm has taken strict motion to take them down. It states that the hacker has further information as effectively. The one who claims to have hacked the supply code spoke with a publication and stated that the information are associated to AMD’s upcoming merchandise, together with the Arden GPU rumoured to be current within the Xbox Series X.

In its statement, AMD says that the extra information that the hacker obtained entry to haven’t but been posted on-line and that they don’t seem to be “core to the competitiveness or security” of its graphics merchandise. “We are working closely with law enforcement officials and other experts as a part of an ongoing criminal investigation,” the corporate provides.

Before AMD put out its assertion, an individual claiming to be the hacker spoke with TorrentFreak and claimed that AMD Navi GPU {hardware} supply codes have been present in November 2019 from a hacked pc. The hacker acknowledged that the pc/server in query was unprotected and never encrypted with something. “The source code was unexpectedly achieved from an unprotected computer//server through some exploits. I later found out about the files inside it. They weren’t even protected properly or even encrypted with anything which is just sad,” the hacker stated.

Talking concerning the stolen content material, the hacker revealed that it contained supply codes for Navi 10 and Navi 21 gadgets, in addition to the supply for the Xbox Series X GPU ‘Arden’. The alleged GPU within the upcoming console by Microsoft was beforehand leaked on-line and reported by Eurogamer.

On the one hand AMD states the stolen information are usually not detrimental to the competitiveness or safety or its product. On the opposite, TorrentFreak factors out that not less than two Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) notices towards Microsoft-owned GitHub have been filed by AMD. GitHub is the place the stolen supply code was being hosted and the repositories have since been taken down.

The hacker additionally shared, “I haven’t spoken to AMD about it because I am pretty sure that instead of accepting their mistake and moving on, they will try to sue me. So why not just leak it to everyone?” The hacker claimed that the worth of the supply code is $100 million. Threatening to leak every thing if there was no purchaser for the supply code, the hacker identified that the information could have passwords that can solely be given to pick people.

Source: NDTV Gadgets

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