Red Dead Online - Hacker Blows Up Popular Streamers
Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 20:59
A hacker is harassing Red Dead Online streamers. He does this by teleporting all players on the server to one spot and then blowing them up. The attack is carried out in such a way that victims often blame the attacked streamer for the situation.
GTA Online on PC - Cheaters Annoy and Entertain
Bart Swiatek, 29 July 2020, 14:13
Numerous players of the PC version of GTA Online describe their stories from encounters with cheaters. Some of these stories are quite typical, but some are really funny.
CS:GO - Players Claim Trusted Mode Increased the Number of Cheaters
Bart Swiatek, 27 July 2020, 11:59
According to some players, the update, which introduced the so-called Trusted Mode - a new solution for battling cheaters - was, in practice, counterproductive.
Hyper Scape - Ubisoft's Battle Royale is Being Overrun by Hackers
Frozen, 18 July 2020, 17:57
Hyper Scape, Ubisoft's online FPS battle royale, experiences an invasion of hackers and cheaters in less than a week from the start of the open beta. Other players do not like this at all.
Streamer Brags Online, Gets Caught Cheating
Paul Wozniak, 14 July 2020, 15:45
During his live Call of Duty: Modern Warfare broadcast, streamer TwitstedBear bragged about how good he is and how easy it is to beat subsequent opponents. However, due to his inattention, it soon came to light that the streamer was using cheat software.
CS:GO Introduces Trusted Mode; Next Stage in Battle Against Cheaters
Bart Swiatek, 09 July 2020, 16:00
The shooter CS:GO received another update, adding the Trusted Mode anti-cheat system tested in June. The system is designed to block third party app that affect the game. Unfortunately, according to some reports, the solution has already been cracked by cheat makers. The system also prevents app used by streamers from working.
CS:GO - Revenge on Cheaters Never Tasted so Good
Bart Swiatek, 06 July 2020, 12:09
Internet user known as ScriptKid created a fake hack for CS:GO, which, in various ways, makes life difficult for those who install it.
Dr. Disrespect's Animated Gifts are Being Removed
Adrian Werner, 01 July 2020, 14:17
Animated gifts presenting Dr. Disrespect disappeared from GIPHY. This is another puzzling situation in recent days related to the streamer, who was recently banned by Twitch.
CS:GO - Valve Tests New Anti-cheat Protection; Ends up Cracked in One Hour
Paul Wozniak, 29 June 2020, 16:48
A few days ago, a new anti-cheat appeared in CS:GO as part of beta tests. It soon came to light that the software was cracked in an hour, and the new feature also causes a lot of performance problems.
Microsot Bans for Using Confederate Flag in Forza Games
Paul Wozniak, 28 June 2020, 19:27
Microsoft has announced that using the Confederated States of America flag in the Forza Horizon and Forza Motorsport series games will result in an immediate ban.
Dr. Disrespect Permanently Banned on Twitch [Updated]
Paul Wozniak, 28 June 2020, 19:01
Yesterday, one of the more popular Twitch streamers - Dr. Disrespect - was permanently banned on the platform. There are many mysteries and controversies surrounding the ban.
Cheater Plague Returns to CoD: Warzone
Bart Swiatek, 26 June 2020, 12:48
Cheaters found a fairly simple way to bypass the security of Call of Duty: Warzone - they sell confirmed accounts, with the phone numbers assigned to them.
EA Cracks Down on Toxic Behavior in Games
Jacob Blazewicz, 18 June 2020, 11:57
Electronic Arts has published an article titled Positive Play Charter, in which it discusses the principles of battling toxicity in games. The company will not hesitate to ban all the accounts of the most rebellious users, but considers this as a last resort.
Call of Duty Not for Racists; More Bans Inbound
Jacob Blazewicz, 04 June 2020, 10:35
Infinity Ward announced that the fight against racism in Call of Duty games has been stepped up. This includes more frequent account bans (including permabans) and more restrictions on nicknames.
Valorant Cheaters Despair as Bans are Upheld After the Launch
Paul Wozniak, 03 June 2020, 13:21
After the official launch of Valorant, the new online shooter from Riot Games, it turned out that the cheaters banned during the closed beta still cannot play. The cheaters are pouring out their griefs on the web, although the president of Riot indicated that they will not get a second chance.
Escape From Tarkov - Ban Wave After New Update
Czarus, 31 May 2020, 19:42
Battlestate Games, developer of Escape from Tarkov, boasted on Twitter of more than 3000 banned accounts. This took place right after a new update for the game and a global wipe of player progress.
Squashed Bugs and Failed Cheater Comebacks - Valorant Beta Summary
Jacob Blazewicz, 29 May 2020, 14:11
Riot Games has provided ingraphics to sum up Valorant beta. For almost two months the creators fixed a lot of bugs, and thousands of banned chaters failed to get back on servers.
Escape from Tarkov Gets Wiped Today; Will CAPTCHAs Stop Cheaters?
Darius Matusiak, 28 May 2020, 14:01
Escape from Tarkov will receive a major update today, 0.12.6. In addition to resetting all progress, the biggest changes will affect EfT's trading system.
GTA Online is Besieged by Hackers and Modders
Milosz Szubert, 19 May 2020, 16:48
As a consequence of the free giveaway of Grand Theft Auto V on Epic Games Store, Grand Theft Auto Online is experiencing a siege of hackers and modders. As you can easily guess, the game's community didn't like this one bit.
Denuvo Anti-Cheat Debuts in Doom Eternal
Bart Swiatek, 15 May 2020, 11:15
The shooter Doom Eternal now supports the new Denuvo Anti-Cheat system. id Software's title is the first production using the new solution from Irdeto.
CoD Warzone - Authorization Lands a Solid Blow on PC Cheaters
Bart Swiatek, 14 May 2020, 15:31
There is a new type of account authorization in the PC version of the CoD: Warzone - a new account must be confirmed with a password received in an SMS message before use. The change is aimed at reducing the number of cheaters and if you believe the opinions on the forums, its introduction has met with wide disapproval of cheaters.
Valorant - Almost 9,000 Cheaters Banned; Salinity Rises Across the Web
Bart Swiatek, 13 May 2020, 11:38
One of the creators of the online shooter Valorant informed that Riot Games has banned first cheaters. So far almost 9 thousand cheaters have been taken out.
Valorant - More Problems With Anti-cheat, This Time it Freezes PCs
Bart Swiatek, 07 May 2020, 15:24
Valorant's anti-cheat system Vanguard blocks important programs on some users' computers. Sometimes it slows down or completely freezes the PC. In rare cases, the effects of using the app can be even more serious.
Ban For a 9-year-old Gamer Triggers a Storm on Twitter
Paul Wozniak, 06 May 2020, 17:18
The Fortnite community is raging across Twitter because of a 4-year ban for a 9-year-old player. The boy is now unable to participate in tournaments and competitive modes.
Over 3,000 Bans Issued in LoL for Using an Exploit
Paul Wozniak, 04 May 2020, 15:18
A bug has emerged in League of Legends, causing one character's ability to deal damage to all enemies on the map despite normally limited range. Chinese players using the exploit were banned for three years.
Valorant - Anticheat Gets an Icon on Taskbar; Riot Changes System
Bart Swiatek, 29 April 2020, 12:12
Developers from Riot Games introduced a number of changes to Vanguard - Valorant's anti-cheat protection. The app received an icon in the Windows notification area and will inform users about blocked programs.
Valve: CS:GO Source Code Leak Poses No Threat to Gamers
Jacob Blazewicz, 23 April 2020, 13:02
Valve commented on yesterday's leak of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Team Fortress 2 source code. We were assured that the situation does not pose any threat to users playing on official servers.
Source Code of CSGO and Team Fortress 2 Leaked
Jacob Blazewicz, 22 April 2020, 22:16
Source codes of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Team Fortress 2 have been uploaded to the Internet. The perpetrator is connected to ValveNewsNetwork's leading channel, Tyler McVicker, and the leak could potentially threaten the safety of those playing Valve games.
Call of Duty: Warzone - Cheaters Will Play With Each Other
Milosz Szubert, 22 April 2020, 15:01
Infinity Ward announced that this week there will be some new features in the battle against cheaters in the multiplayer modes of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Warzone. Among them there will be changes in the matchmaking system, thanks to which people suspected of cheating will play only with other such users.
CoD: Warzone - Console Players Disable Crossplay Because of Cheaters
Czarus, 19 April 2020, 22:34
Cheaters in Call of Duty: Warzone still pose a very big problem, which is particularly inconvenient for console players trying to play along with PC users. The situation is so serious that many console players choose to disable cross-play.
Valorant - Devs Offer $100,000 for Finding a Gap in Anti-cheat
Paul Wozniak, 18 April 2020, 22:59
Riot Games offers up to $100,000 to those who would find gaps in Valorant's anti-cheat software. Different error levels were set, with $25,000 being offered for the lowest tier.
CoD: Warzone - Streamer Wants to Pay Devs $10,000 for Banning Cheaters
Bart Swiatek, 15 April 2020, 14:52
The creators of Call of Duty: Warzone boasted that since the game's launch they have already banned 70 thousand cheaters. Unfortunately, many users still complain that the number of cheaters in the game is too high. One of the streamers has offered the developers $10,000 if they decide to watch his stream and ban the cheaters he encounters during the broadcast.
Valorant - Anti-cheat Launches on PC Startup
Milosz Szubert, 14 April 2020, 19:33
The anti-cheat security in Valorant from Riot Games is very controversial. It launches when the system starts up and works at the kernel level of the operating system, which means it has extensive administrative rights. Moreover, Reddit users report that it causes some problems in other games.
First Cheater Banned in Valorant
Conrad Hazi, 11 April 2020, 16:39
The creators of the game imposed the first ban for the use of prohibited game aids. It took the hackers only a few days to crack Valorant, but Riot Games calms the community and claims to be prepared for the situation.
50,000 Cheaters Banned in Call of Duty Warzone
Bart Swiatek, 01 April 2020, 12:18
The creators of Call of Duty: Warzone - Infinity Ward - informed that they have already banned 50 thousand cheaters since the game's release. Work is in progress on modifying the user interface, which will make it easier to inform developers about the observed suspicious behavior.
Player Takes Revenge on Cheaters in Call of Duty Warzone
Bart Swiatek, 23 March 2020, 13:12
One Call of Duty: Warzone player decided to punish cheaters encountered in the game. He did this by inviting them to join the team and then crashing the helicopter with them on board. Cheaters are becoming an increasingly serious problem in Infinity Ward's game.
Ban in Fallout 76 Blocks Online Games in Doom Eternal
Jacob Blazewicz, 21 March 2020, 17:22
Did you get a bang in Fallout 76? Then, it's not an online mode in Doom Eternal for you. As reported by Reddit user, the online blockade for offenses in the post-apocalyptic RPG covers the entire Bethesda.net account, including the new id Software studio game.
Escape from Tarkov Cheaters Outraged At Bans
Milosz Szubert, 12 March 2020, 19:47
Battlestate Games fixed a security gap on EfT servers that enabled cheaters to freely loot equipment. People using the cheat were banned, and they didn't quite like it.
Escape from Tarkov's In-game Currency Trade Booming on eBay
Milosz Szubert, 11 March 2020, 14:19
eBay and other auction sites have seen a flood of ads offering sale of in-game currency used in Escape from Tarkov for real money. Players are asking not to use them as they encourage hacking of the title.
EA Bans a Youtuber in All its Games and Services
Adrian Werner, 25 February 2020, 14:55
Electronic Arts resorted to the harshest penalty in a violent conflict with the player known as Kurt0411. He got banned in all the games and services of this publisher.
Escape from Tarkov - Player Captures Invisible Cheater Picking up Loot
Milosz Szubert, 20 February 2020, 18:18
Players are taking notice of cheaters in EFT. An interesting video apperead on Reddit, showing an invisible player plundering a room. The creators assure that appropriate measures are being taken against such behaviour.
Battlefield 5 - Game Takes Flak After the Trailer for Into the Jungle
Bart Swiatek, 29 January 2020, 14:51
Players criticize Battlefield V after the publication of the trailer for Chapter 6 - Into the Jungle. Interestingly, the complaints are not so much about new content as about existing problems that have still not been solved.
Fallout 76 Players Recover Items Stolen by Hackers
Conrad Hazi, 26 January 2020, 21:44
After the December attack of hackers on the world of Fallout 76, many players lost all their gear. However, Bethesda has taken appropriate measures to repair the damage, so players can recover their equipment and receive free bonuses.
Fallout 76 - New Hack Enabled Anyone to Steal Our Inventory
Bart Swiatek, 27 December 2019, 12:56
Yet another hack appeared in Fallout 76 during the Holidays, enabling users to steal all the property of any player they encounter. Interestingly, a few days earlier, the community had been warned that this could happen, but the problem appeared nevertheless. The gap that enabled the cheat to work has already been plugged.
Fallout 76 - Cheaters Bring Fallout 4 NPCs to the Game
Adrian Werner, 19 December 2019, 13:01
So far, December hasn't been a successful month for Fallout 76. The latest scandal concerns cheat scripts that enabled users to create legendary items and spawn NPCs from Fallout 4.
Professional Fortnite Player Gets Lifelong Ban for Using Aimbots
Milosz Szubert, 04 November 2019, 22:08
Jarvis Kaye, a member of the famous FaZe Clan sports organization, has been permanently banned from Fortnite. It happened after he posted videos on his YouTube channel, on which he uses aimbots when playing Epic Games' title.
Ubisoft Sues MizuSoft - Cheat Makers for Rainbow Six Siege
Christian Pieniazek, 24 October 2019, 23:54
Ubisoft has brough out the big guns against the owners of MizuSoft, a company that sells Rainbow Six Siege cheats. The publisher demands that they cease their activities and pay a large compensation.
Epic's Dispute with Juvenile Fortnite Cheater Continues For 2 Years
arRacoon, 15 October 2019, 13:12
A young Fortnite player known as Sky Orbit does not hide in the shadows in the fight against Epic Games, the creators of the global hit, who in 2017 sued the boy for cheating in live matches and teaching others how to do it.
Frequent Leaving in Gears 5 Games May Cost Us a 2-year Ban
Jacob Blazewicz, 14 October 2019, 23:25
Almost two years of ban in the ranking mode - such an announcement recently seen by some Gears 5 players. It's a part of a new system of penalties for frequent abandonment of the game, introduced by The Coalition.
Xiaomi Smartphone Owners Banned in Pokemon GO
Bebop, 02 October 2019, 15:49
Xiaomi smartphone owner were subject to mass bans in Pokemon GO. A new update of the MIUI frontend may be responsible for the incidents. The game's developer, Niantic, remains silent.