Xbox Series X graphics source code stolen and leaked online


AMD says {that a} hacker has obtained supply recordsdata for a few of its present and future GPUs, together with particulars concerning the Xbox Series X. “In December 2019, we were contacted by someone who claimed to have test files related to a subset of our current and future graphics products, some of which were recently posted online, but have since been taken down,” says an AMD spokesperson.

AMD has filed a number of takedown notices to Microsoft-owned GitHub, the place repositories were hosting the stolen Navi GPU supply code. TorrentFreak reports that the code included particulars for AMD’s Navi 10, Navi 21 and Arden GPUs, and the GitHub takedown notices say it included mental property “stolen from AMD.” AMD’s Arden GPU is believed to be the codename for what’s utilized in Microsoft’s next-gen Xbox Series X console. Some particulars beforehand leaked in December about Arden, associated to test files that were also posted on GitHub.

The alleged hacker has claimed they may “just leak everything,” in an interview with TorrentFreak, in the event that they’re not in a position to promote the knowledge. It’s not clear whether or not the supply code is partial or whether or not it’ll affect the safety of AMD’s future GPUs, however the firm doesn’t look like overly involved.

“While we are aware the perpetrator has additional files that have not been made public, we believe the stolen graphics IP is not core to the competitiveness or security of our graphics products,” says AMD. “We are not aware of the perpetrator possessing any other AMD IP.”

We’ve reached out to Microsoft to touch upon the scenario, and we’ll replace you accordingly.