According to a report from TorrentFreak, this stolen data was found in a hacked computer and includes source code for AMD’s Big Navi and Arden GPUs. The latter is rumoured to be the Xbox Series X 12 teraflop GPU.
Segments of code have been posted on GitHub, and subsequently removed. The hacker is asking for $100 million for the code and is threatening to dump the entirety of the stolen data if a buyer isn’t found.
The fact that AMD has issued a DMCA takedown notice on the repository where the data was being held would suggest that this is a legitimate breach. Later in the official statement, AMD made it clear that the stolen data “is not core to the competitiveness or security of our graphics products.”
You can read the details of the DMCA request over on GitHub where it is noted that the data has been ‘forked’ (copied) to other repositories after the first set was taken down.
In lighter Xbox Series X news, the console’s full specifications were revealed earlier in the month. If you’d like to compare it to its main competition, the PS5, you can check out our Xbox Series X vs PS5 comparison chart here.
Jordan Oloman is a freelance writer for IGN. Follow him on Twitter.
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