Microsoft confirmed that some of the Windows 10 source code has been leaked.
“Our review confirms that these files are actually a portion of the source code from the Shared Source Initiative and is used by OEMs and partners,” confirms a Microsoft spokesperson to The Verge.
A massive archive of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system, and the source code has been reportedly leaked online, which could lead to a wave of Windows 10 exploits.
The Leaked files – uploaded on BetaArchive website – contains more than 32 terabytes of data, which includes many non-public Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 builds created by Microsoft engineers for testing purpose.
Private debugging symbols reveal some sensitive in-depth knowledge about the operating system that could be used by exploit writers to find vulnerabilities.