Intel Is Investigating How Confidential Data Ended Up Online


Intel is investigating the purported leak of more than 20 gigabytes of its proprietary data and source code that a security researcher said came from a data breach earlier this year. The data--which at the time this post went live was publicly available on BitTorrent feeds--contains data that Intel makes available to partners and customers under NDA, a company spokeswoman said. Speaking on background, she said Intel officials don't believe the data came from a network breach. She also said the company is still trying to determine how current the material is and that, so far, there are no signs the data includes any customer or personal information. "We are investigating this situation," company officials said in a statement.