Chipmaker Intel reveals that an internal error caused a data leak


The chipmaker Intel Corp. revealed that an internal error it the root cause of a data leak, it confirmed that corporate network was not impacted.

The computer chipmaker Intel Corp. confirmed that an internal error is the cause of a data leak that prompted it to release a quarterly earnings report early.

Intel chief financial officer, George Davis, told The Financial Times that the chipmaker believed a threat actor stole financially sensitive information from its site and for this reason, it anticipated the release of a quarterly earnings report to avoid that attackers could use this data for operations on the stock market.

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