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Hacker claims to have stolen Xbox Series X GPU files — posts a ransom of $100 million

  • TheBongoFuryTheBongoFury591,855
    Posted on 26 March 20 at 20:09Permalink
    I bet they first try to get the money in bitcoins. But the FBI will lure them out with actual money and they are arrested. End of story.
  • Posted on 26 March 20 at 20:54Permalink
    I hope "she" gets destroyed! No one likes thieves.
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  • LiquidAgLiquidAg241,275
    Posted on 26 March 20 at 21:37Permalink
    MERCENAIRE ADAM said:
    Hope you have a plan Scofield
    laugh
    "I have a bad feeling about this..."
  • Ereaser NLEreaser NL361,523
    Posted on 26 March 20 at 22:46Permalink
    Seitzz said:
    zoidberg1339 said:
    Even if by some chance they get the money without being ID’d, good luck trying to launder $100 million.
    Bitcoin?
    Bitcoin is 100% traceable if you try to cash out. So unless you spend it (and you can't spend it on a lot) you're still traceable.
  • MugenKairoMugenKairo253,670
    Posted on 26 March 20 at 23:09Permalink
    T0NY HAYABUSA said:
    dygital angel said:
    @ Beanpotter - I really thought that was a guy who'd done that :(
    It's cool man. Lord Nikon thought ZeroCool was black.
    Lol Only the older gamers will get this reference.

    100M for something non-competitive nor ultra-secret seems a tad high a ransom. 10 would have been a good start.
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  • Posted on 27 March 20 at 00:53Permalink
    Proud Dad MCAL said:
    What else is someone suppose to do during a lockdown/quarantine!
    Um... delete credit card and student loan debts? lol
  • EazyE2285EazyE2285301,040
    Posted on 27 March 20 at 01:22, Edited on 27 March 20 at 01:25 by EazyE2285Permalink
    HyruleBalverine said:
    Proud Dad MCAL said:
    What else is someone suppose to do during a lockdown/quarantine!
    Um... delete credit card and student loan debts? lol
    Credit card debt is over a trillion. Student loan debt is over 1.6. Those are backed up in so many places you'll never erase it. Trillion dollar industry's have numerous fail safes. That's also just America.
  • Posted on 27 March 20 at 01:25Permalink
    What a dumb bitch.
  • Crater BobCrater Bob317,089
    Posted on 27 March 20 at 01:25Permalink
    Proud Dad MCAL said:
    What else is someone suppose to do during a lockdown/quarantine!
    I think you missed this part of the article:

    "A statement over on AMD's website reads, "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.""

    Heavy emphasis on December 2019 because the quarantine only began this month. rollfacepalm
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  • Posted on 27 March 20 at 01:29Permalink
    zoidberg1339 said:
    Even if by some chance they get the money without being ID’d, good luck trying to launder $100 million.
    Viva Las Vegas wink
  • Killface8800Killface8800835,573
    Posted on 27 March 20 at 01:30Permalink
    Probably shouldn't have been so greedy and asked for a mil or two instead.
  • Posted on 27 March 20 at 01:35Permalink
    I hope they give her the chair
  • saturnsailorsaturnsailor167,097
    Posted on 27 March 20 at 01:36Permalink
    Sounds like Dr. Evil is back from another cryonic nap. Last time he jumped between $1 million and $1 billion. Now he's more reasonable.
  • Posted on 27 March 20 at 02:26Permalink
    LiquidAg said:
    MERCENAIRE ADAM said:
    Hope you have a plan Scofield
    laugh
    😂🤡
    Xbox for life lol . Nothing stopping me from next box and more halo
  • Posted on 27 March 20 at 02:26Permalink
    saturnsailor said:
    Sounds like Dr. Evil is back from another cryonic nap. Last time he jumped between $1 million and $1 billion. Now he's more reasonable.
    Oh behave 😀
  • EazyE2285EazyE2285301,040
    Posted on 27 March 20 at 03:05Permalink
    ClaytThaGreat said:
    zoidberg1339 said:
    Even if by some chance they get the money without being ID’d, good luck trying to launder $100 million.
    Viva Las Vegas wink
    Being on the East Coast I could give you a pass but certainly even Maine knows Vegas is closed for business
  • Posted on 27 March 20 at 05:27Permalink
    EazyE2285 said:
    ClaytThaGreat said:
    zoidberg1339 said:
    Even if by some chance they get the money without being ID’d, good luck trying to launder $100 million.
    Viva Las Vegas wink
    Being on the East Coast I could give you a pass but certainly even Maine knows Vegas is closed for business
    Wait until they reopen?
  • Posted on 27 March 20 at 05:29Permalink
    ClaytThaGreat said:
    EazyE2285 said:
    ClaytThaGreat said:
    zoidberg1339 said:
    Even if by some chance they get the money without being ID’d, good luck trying to launder $100 million.
    Viva Las Vegas wink
    Being on the East Coast I could give you a pass but certainly even Maine knows Vegas is closed for business
    Wait until they reopen?
    If I, personally, was going to launder money, I wouldn’t do it immediately after acquiring the funds anyway.
  • ShadowRaven9ShadowRaven9254,941
    Posted on 27 March 20 at 06:57Permalink
    Gerbasgamer said:
    I don't see how anyone other than maybe nvidia would even care.
    Maybe interesting for those who want to release Xbox Series X emulators? But it's not like PCs are powerful enough to emulate it within the next few years.
    Its not about emulation, modern day PC's and the next gen of consoles are on even playing ground. We can already "emulate" just look at games like Forza Horizon 4. Both games run a Windows 10 Applet, because an Xbox's core OS is Windows 10.
  • I Boz lI Boz l579,814
    Posted on 27 March 20 at 07:33Permalink
    I mean, even if it's all true...what a normal person is supposed to do with those files?
    Like everyone can build and project its own console
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