(Business Insider) A huge compilation of Microsoft's proprietary Windows 10 software code has been leaked online, as originally reported by the Register.
The leak contains more than 32 terabytes of data and includes both the Windows 10 source code and other code intended only for internal use at Microsoft, the Register reported. The files, confirmed by Microsoft to be legitimate, include much of the code that Windows 10 uses to work with PC hardware, including its built-in USB, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth drivers.
Hackers and other bad actors are now free to sift through the data looking for potentially vulnerabilities they could exploit.
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