This can’t be good.
What you need to know
- AMD is the chipmaker behind PC graphics cards and the Xbox Series X.
- The company said that a “subset” of its test files for upcoming hardware was hacked.
- The hacker is demanding $100 million or she’ll “leak everything.”
- AMD says that the files aren’t critical, and is working with the authorities.
AMD is the chip manufacturer behind the countless PC graphics processing units (GPUs) and even the 12.155 teraflops monster inside the Xbox Series X. While the company has been riding a wave of stellar publicity recently, it looks like it has quite a serious situation on its hands.