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‘Frustrated’ Fallen Earth owners focus on thwarting cheaters, rewriting source code

As the summer has gone by, Little Orbit -- the purchaser of GamersFirst and all of its library of titles -- has found itself...
A prison of your own making.

Fortnite players download a hack and wind up hacked themselves

It turns out that when you download third-party hacks designed to help you cheat in a game, the people you are downloading them from...

Riders of Icarus is turning players into bounty hunters with rewards for exposing exploiters

If you're tired of watching exploiters and cheaters wreck your favorite MMOs, maybe give some attention to Riders of Icarus, where Nexon is...
Normal dog.

The Daily Grind: Would you cheat in an MMO if you could get away with it?

A friend of mine in Final Fantasy XI cheated at one point in a way no one was ever going to find out....

ARK Survival Evolved grants amnesty to players exploiting a bug since 2015

Hey, ARK: Survival Evolved cheaters! Your doom is nigh!... actually no your doom has been postponed, chiefly because so many people are cheaters,...

Black Desert banned 647 cheaters over the last month, mostly fish botters, which is a thing

Thinking about cheating in Black Desert? Probably not; cheaters are hiding out in the bowels of the internet trading hacks with the other...
BANNED, you're all BANNED.

Mother of Fortnite cheater claims that her 14-year-old son is being used as a scapegoat

Last month, Fortnite developer Epic sued two alleged associates of a cheating software site as part of the studio's hard-line approach to...
THRILLER NIGHT

Blizzard sues alleged Overwatch clone, bans World of Warcraft cheaters

Gone are the days when Chinese companies could get away with ripping off games left and right: Blizzard is going after another one...

Fortnite patches battle royale, adds BattlEye anti-cheat measures, and sues cheaters

Are you one of the 10M people who've dipped into Fortnite's battle royal mode? Or perhaps one of the 500K who...
BANNED, you're all BANNED.

Fortnite deals with cheat detection false positives, breaks half a million concurrent players

Cheating is bad in online games; we can all agree on that. Having anti-cheat software usually raises some questions back and forth, but the...

Black Desert censures Pearl Abyss Taiwan employees found cheating

Let this Black Desert story be a lesson. Actually, no, let it be two lessons: Don't cheat, and definitely don't cheat if your...
All right, the Lopp have some chops here too.

Hacker claims to have made a living cheating in MMOs for two decades

Motherboard has a fun-slash-depressing piece out this week on an unnamed hacker who claims he's been cheating at MMORPGs to make a living...

Heroes and Generals orders a tactical strike on cheaters

The World War II MMO Heroes and Generals is fighting more than just the Nazis this week. The team announced that it...
Like this, but airborne.

Grand Theft Auto Online has a nasty new money-stealing hack floating around

EVE Online: "No one can have a more toxic player culture than ours!" GTA Online: "Hold my beer."
FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT

Blizzard seeks $8.5M from cheat software company Bossland

It's all fun and games... until you start selling software to help players cheat, then it's all lawsuits and court dates. Blizzard is asking...
Everything is totally fine and fixed forever and ever.

Blizzard is changing Battle.net accounts in Korea to combat Overwatch cheating

The business model for Overwatch in Korea is very different than it is here in the USA, which means that there will be...

Kakao permabans Black Desert shovel exploiters

This past weekend, Black Desert devs disabled some unusual items in the game: shovels and empty bottles. It turned out that exploiters had...

Black Desert players claim to have dug up a massive infinite-gathering exploit

Over the weekend, Daum disabled shovels and empty bottles in Black Desert. Why? The "team discovered a bug with the current implementation" --...
Persists.

Niantic’s banhammer smashes Pokemon Go GPS spoofers and botters

Bye, Pokemon Go cheaters. Niantic confirmed in a blog post last night that it's cracking down not just on the cheat apps but...
Well, points for effort.

Riot Games sues the makers of League of Legends hacks

Blizzard has quite happily gone after cheat-makers in court before, but now Riot Games is getting in on the act by

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