After NVIDIA, Samsung Announced It Was Hacked! Hundreds of GB of Data Leaked

The Lapus$ hacker group, which announced that it hacked NVIDIA last week, announced that it also hacked Samsung this time. A few days after the news broke out, Samsung confirmed this claim.

South Korean technology giant Samsung has recently come to the fore with a striking claim. Allegedly last week hacking nvidia and the hacker group Lapsus$, which leaked 1TB of data, also targeted Samsung. The group took about 200GB of data He shared part of it with a screenshot.

Among the stolen data in the shared screenshots were the source codes used by Samsung for encryption and biometric lock. This attack, which exposed the majority of Samsung’s security division, is today Verified by Samsung. The company shared a statement about the attack.

Description shared by Samsung:

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“There was a security breach related to certain internal data. According to our initial analysis, the breach includes some source code related to the operation of Galaxy devices, but not personal information of our consumers or employees. At this time, we do not expect any impact on our business or our customers. We have taken measures to prevent such incidents and will continue to provide uninterrupted service to our customers.”

Samsung casually ‘disclosed’ documents uncovered by hackersSome source code for working Galaxy devices‘, he did not share any information about the hacker group. But the full list of data said to have been captured by the hacker was as follows:

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One of the shared screenshots.

  • Source code for each Trusted Applet (TA – Trusted Application) installed in Samsung’s TrustZone environment used for sensitive operations
  • Algorithms used in all biometric unlocking
  • Bootloader source code for all current Samsung devices
  • Qualcomm’s secret source code
  • Source code for Samsung’s activation servers
  • Full source code of technology used to authorize and authenticate Samsung accounts, including APIs and services

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Source :
https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/7/22965220/samsung-hack-lapsus-galaxy-source-code-confirmed-nvidia

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