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NVIDIA Data Leak Reveals Data of 71,000 Employees

A leak at NVIDIA last month compromised the data of 71,335 of its employees. This is evidenced by the data of the alert service about hacking attempts “Have I been Pwned”.

According to the resource, the stolen database contains email addresses and NTLM password hashes, many of which have already been hacked and are circulating in the hacker community.

On March 1, NVIDIA confirmed that its IT infrastructure was hacked at the end of February, among other things, attackers gained access to employee authorization data and personal information. The company said it is investigating an incident that affected some of the organization’s systems, causing two days of outages.

It is known that the Lapsus$ ransomware group claimed responsibility for the attack and provided details related to the incident, including information that cybercriminals managed to steal 1 TB of information from the corporate network.

The group has already posted the source code of DLSS technology on the Web , sells technology that allows you to remove restrictions from GeForce RTX 30-series video cards, and demands that drivers for video cards for Windows, macOS and Linux be converted to open source software by tomorrow, otherwise it will be made public Learn more about the latest GPUs, including the RTX 3090 Ti.

NVIDIA says they are aware of the theft of employee information and other information. Now a team of specialists is working on data analysis. According to an NVIDIA representative, there are no interruptions in the company’s work  , and  customer service is carried out as usual.

 

 

 

 

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