Despite being criticized, stoned and condemned for too long, cheating and the use of hacks still exist in the game world. Especially with FPS games, no matter how strong and thorough the security is, it is almost inevitable that they will become a target for hackers. And then the fact that an FPS game is called surveillance 2 Blizzard went into beta, leading to the hilarious incident below.
Overwatch 2 has entered beta
According to the AnticheatPD team’s publication on Twitter, a famous Overwatch cheat software provider was recently hacked and announced extremely high earnings. According to published data, the monthly profit of this hacking vendor just from selling fraudulent keys to customers has reached US$125,000 (equivalent to VND2.87 billion). With all the confidential information thus exposed, the above cheat provider will almost “lose karma”.
The monthly revenue of the above cheat provider is USD 125,000 (equivalent to VND 2.87 billion).
It’s common sense that once they’re a cheat software provider, their information security needs to be even higher. However, with Overwatch 2 entering beta and coming out in the future, it becomes a lucrative piece of cake for hackers to profit from cheat software. And then the other cheat provider became the target of competing hackers to monopolize the sale of cheats when Overwatch 2 was released.
Overwatch 2 has not yet been officially released but has become a scrambled target for hack vendors
According to AnticheatPD team, it is not beneficial for gamers because the purpose of knocking down the other hacking vendor is not good at all. “This means there are countless crooks willing to develop more sophisticated cheat software. Imagine how heavily they would infiltrate and disrupt ranked matches” – The Anticheat PD team shared it.
to blizzard They also noticed this when they had a department specializing in anti-cheat software design on the recruiting list for the Overwatch 2 project. Hopefully Overwatch 2 will perform better than its predecessor in terms of anti-cheat and help players have a great experience in the future.