Well that didn’t take long, now did it?
Less than three weeks after Samsung lifted a ban on employees using ChatGPT, the chaebol has reportedly leaked its own secrets into the AI service at least three times – including sensitive in-development semiconductor information.
The ban was intended to protect company data, though was lifted on March 11 to enhance productivity and keep staff engaged with the world’s latest cool tech tools.
According to a Korean media report, staff at Samsung subsequently dumped into ChatGPT corporate secrets, including equipment measurement and yield data from the conglomerate’s device solution and semiconductor business unit.
One employee told journalists they copied all the problematic source code of a semiconductor database download program, entered it into ChatGPT, and inquired about a solution …