Neowin News Feed for: Cheating https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/cheating/ Neowin News Feed for: Cheating en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone cheaters will now play against each other https://www.neowin.net/news/call-of-duty-modern-warfare-and-warzone-cheaters-will-now-play-against-each-other/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/03/1583857784_3642539-battle_screen_1_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Infinity Ward has begun matching suspected cheaters together through a separate matchmaking pool. The developer is also further strengthening security on Modern Warfare and Warzone. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/call-of-duty-modern-warfare-and-warzone-cheaters-will-now-play-against-each-other">Read more...</a> pulasthi.ariyasinghe@neowin.net (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Wed, 22 Apr 2020 06:54:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/call-of-duty-modern-warfare-and-warzone-cheaters-will-now-play-against-each-other 50,000 Call of Duty: Warzone accounts have been banned for cheating as of today [Update] https://www.neowin.net/news/50000-call-of-duty-warzone-accounts-have-been-banned-for-cheating-as-of-yet/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/03/1583857758_3642525-jump_off_hanger_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Activision has announced that since Call of Duty: Warzone&#039;s launch, 50,000 in-game cheaters have been banned. The firm also plans to provide a regular count on the amount of bans moving forward. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/50000-call-of-duty-warzone-accounts-have-been-banned-for-cheating-as-of-yet">Read more...</a> hamza.jawad@neowin.net (Hamza Jawad ) Wed, 01 Apr 2020 07:44:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/50000-call-of-duty-warzone-accounts-have-been-banned-for-cheating-as-of-yet Rare developers: It's definitely cheating to play as Oddjob in GoldenEye 007 https://www.neowin.net/news/rare-developers-its-definitely-cheating-to-play-as-oddjob-in-goldeneye-007/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/08/1535022173_goldeneye_007_oddjob_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>While over two decades have passed since GoldenEye 007 made its appearance on the Nintendo 64, developers from Rare have said that they considered playing as Oddjob in multiplayer mode as cheating. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/rare-developers-its-definitely-cheating-to-play-as-oddjob-in-goldeneye-007">Read more...</a> boyd.chan@neowin.net (Boyd Chan) Thu, 23 Aug 2018 11:14:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/rare-developers-its-definitely-cheating-to-play-as-oddjob-in-goldeneye-007 Anti-cheat system discovered laying dormant in Splatoon 2 https://www.neowin.net/news/anti-cheat-system-discovered-laying-dormant-in-splatoon-2/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/01/1484383714_capture_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>With widespread cheating having impacted the online gaming experience in Splatoon 2, it appears that Nintendo is readying its response after integrity checks were discovered within the game&#039;s code. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/anti-cheat-system-discovered-laying-dormant-in-splatoon-2">Read more...</a> boyd.chan@neowin.net (Boyd Chan) Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:30:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/anti-cheat-system-discovered-laying-dormant-in-splatoon-2 Former Donkey Kong world record holder Billy Mitchell releases official statement https://www.neowin.net/news/former-donkey-kong-world-record-holder-billy-mitchell-releases-official-statement/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/04/1523896588_billy_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Despite not interjecting during the investigation, Billy Mitchell has finally come out to defend himself. A new video was published, stating he has evidence to prove his records are valid. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/former-donkey-kong-world-record-holder-billy-mitchell-releases-official-statement">Read more...</a> timi.cantisano@neowin.net (Timi Cantisano) Mon, 16 Apr 2018 17:48:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/former-donkey-kong-world-record-holder-billy-mitchell-releases-official-statement Tencent helps arrest 120 PUBG cheat creators in China https://www.neowin.net/news/tencent-helps-arrest-120-pubg-cheat-creators-in-china/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/01/1516202984_ss_a3f3f8894f4a4eb4d17d7e41c8e1f195f37ba896.1920x1080_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>PlayerUnknown&#039;s Battlegrounds publisher in China, Tencent, has helped Chinese authorities arrest 120 individuals that are suspected of manufactoring cheating software for the battle-royale title. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/tencent-helps-arrest-120-pubg-cheat-creators-in-china">Read more...</a> pulasthi.ariyasinghe@neowin.net (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/tencent-helps-arrest-120-pubg-cheat-creators-in-china Target of Epic's Fortnite cheating lawsuit is apparently only 14 https://www.neowin.net/news/target-of-epics-fortnite-cheating-lawsuit-is-apparently-only-14/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/09/1505239748_1_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>When Epic filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit last month against a couple of alleged cheaters, it apparently didn&#039;t have all the facts - namely that one of the defendants was only 14 years of age. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/target-of-epics-fortnite-cheating-lawsuit-is-apparently-only-14">Read more...</a> john.keefer@neowin.net (John Keefer) Mon, 27 Nov 2017 19:32:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/target-of-epics-fortnite-cheating-lawsuit-is-apparently-only-14 Tencent promises to crush Chinese cheaters in PUBG https://www.neowin.net/news/tencent-promises-to-crush-chinese-cheaters-in-pubg/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/08/1501936804_ynl2kvejo2w5lqmgzihh_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Tencent has managed to gain exclusive publishing rights for PUBG in China. The company will provide local hosting, enforce local regulations, and also crack down on widespread cheating. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/tencent-promises-to-crush-chinese-cheaters-in-pubg">Read more...</a> rtbrsa@gmail.com (Richard Tyr Blewitt) Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:36:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/tencent-promises-to-crush-chinese-cheaters-in-pubg For Honor Season 3 Tournament won by a player using known exploits https://www.neowin.net/news/for-honor-season-3-tournament-won-by-a-player-using-known-exploits/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/04/1493329745_fh_s2_shinobi_screenshotsssss_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>During this weekend&#039;s Season 3 tournament which was hosted by Ubisoft, several exploits and bugs caused some headaches for the professional players, even one to win after using a known exploit. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/for-honor-season-3-tournament-won-by-a-player-using-known-exploits">Read more...</a> dreyer.smit@neowin.net (Dreyer Smit) Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:10:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/for-honor-season-3-tournament-won-by-a-player-using-known-exploits Ubisoft: Those who cheat in 'Tom Clancy's The Division' will now be banned on first offense https://www.neowin.net/news/ubisoft-those-who-cheat-in-tom-clancys-the-division-will-now-be-banned-on-first-offense/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/06/tom-clancys-the-division-logo_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>After introducing measures to deter cheating in &#039;Tom Clancy&#039;s The Division&#039; earlier this year, Ubisoft now says it&#039;s going further, permanently banning those caught cheating on their first offense. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/ubisoft-those-who-cheat-in-tom-clancys-the-division-will-now-be-banned-on-first-offense">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Fri, 10 Jun 2016 08:58:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/ubisoft-those-who-cheat-in-tom-clancys-the-division-will-now-be-banned-on-first-offense Microsoft stealing Google search results to improve Bing [Update] https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-stealing-google-search-results-to-improve-bing/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>The search engine wars certainly just took an interesting turn. According to Search Engine Land, Google just completed a sting operation of sorts, proving that Bing is copying search results. The Bing Toolbar is used... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-stealing-google-search-results-to-improve-bing">Read more...</a> tzvi.friedman@neowin.net (Tzvi Friedman) Tue, 01 Feb 2011 16:09:17 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-stealing-google-search-results-to-improve-bing South Korea rocked by Starcraft cheating scandal https://www.neowin.net/news/south-korea-rocked-by-starcraft-cheating-scandal/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/15021340571940579478gamers-playing-video-game.jpg" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s a well-established fact that South Koreans take their gaming very seriously. The country sports a thriving professional gaming industry, known as e-sports in the gaming world. The tournaments and events are held in lavish,... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/south-korea-rocked-by-starcraft-cheating-scandal">Read more...</a> tzvi.friedman@neowin.net (Tzvi Friedman) Tue, 13 Apr 2010 16:48:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/south-korea-rocked-by-starcraft-cheating-scandal Students Share Cheating Methods on YouTube https://www.neowin.net/news/students-share-cheating-methods-on-youtube/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/YouTube.gif" alt="" /></div>&quot;Hi, YouTube, it's me, Kiki,&quot; the teenager said to the camera as she swiveled in her chair to jazzy background music. &quot;And today I'm going to show you how to cheat on a test -... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/students-share-cheating-methods-on-youtube">Read more...</a> () Wed, 01 Oct 2008 16:34:33 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/students-share-cheating-methods-on-youtube Microsoft: Using Vista Loophole Is Cheating https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-using-vista-loophole-is-cheating/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is denying a recent report that suggests it deliberately included a technical loophole in Windows Vista that lets users install the OS without paying for the full priced version. In an article that appeared... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-using-vista-loophole-is-cheating">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Mon, 07 Apr 2008 10:44:47 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-using-vista-loophole-is-cheating BitTorrent flaw allows ratio cheating https://www.neowin.net/news/bittorrent-flaw-allows-ratio-cheating/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Many of today's BitTorrent trackers rely on a ratio system to ensure leechers (P2P users who download data but do not share) to a minimum. The ratio system basically tracks a user's upload and download... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/bittorrent-flaw-allows-ratio-cheating">Read more...</a> () Tue, 20 Sep 2005 10:28:42 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/bittorrent-flaw-allows-ratio-cheating Gigabyte accuses Asus of cheating https://www.neowin.net/news/gigabyte-accuses-asus-of-cheating/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Motherboard manufacturer Gigabyte has accused Asus of cheating on the 925X/915X scores. Asus 925X/915P series motherboards score a lot higher in some 3D graphics performance tests than Gigabyte's motherboards. According to The Inquirer... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/gigabyte-accuses-asus-of-cheating">Read more...</a> () Tue, 03 Aug 2004 14:21:54 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/gigabyte-accuses-asus-of-cheating Legal action against cheating https://www.neowin.net/news/legal-action-against-cheating/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Valve Software has started taking legal actions against cheating (cheat-sites, cheat creators). According to a post by Gabe Newell on the Half-Life 2 Fallout Forums. We've started taking legal action against... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/legal-action-against-cheating">Read more...</a> () Thu, 24 Jun 2004 16:33:25 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/legal-action-against-cheating Ati caught cheating ? (Shock, Horror!) https://www.neowin.net/news/ati-caught-cheating--shock-horror/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Computerbase.de is a company in Germany that keeps itself busy watching the IT market. Computerbase.de posted up an article that claims an optimizer can be found in the new driver for the new ATi X800-... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/ati-caught-cheating--shock-horror">Read more...</a> () Tue, 18 May 2004 08:18:27 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/ati-caught-cheating--shock-horror ATI Accuses Nvidia of Cheating https://www.neowin.net/news/ati-accuses-nvidia-of-cheating/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ATI says that CryTek's representative told it that what Nvidia showed us in Geneva was a 2.0/3.0 path versus 1.1 path. The key message is that Shader model 3.0 and 2.0 look... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/ati-accuses-nvidia-of-cheating">Read more...</a> () Fri, 23 Apr 2004 13:14:35 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/ati-accuses-nvidia-of-cheating MSN Messenger game cheating https://www.neowin.net/news/msn-messenger-game-cheating/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cheating is bad, very bad, but possible with MSN Messenger games because Microsoft has managed its code in such a way it can be exploited easily if you know how to code. ... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/msn-messenger-game-cheating">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 08 Jul 2003 07:47:58 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/msn-messenger-game-cheating Apple accused of cheating over G5 benchmarks? https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-accused-of-cheating-over-g5-benchmarks/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Benchmark results cited by Apple at the launch of its Power Mac G5 desktops yesterday have already come under fire for seeming to not only tweak the Mac test system to improve its performance beyond... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-accused-of-cheating-over-g5-benchmarks">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 24 Jun 2003 16:28:04 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-accused-of-cheating-over-g5-benchmarks Nvidia Caught cheating, again? https://www.neowin.net/news/nvidia-caught-cheating-again/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks Kombatant for the heads up In our recent GeforceFX 5900 Ultra story, we noticed the Nvidia board was well ahead of ATI's Radeon 9800 Pro in Futuremark's 3DMark2003 benchmark, but the... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/nvidia-caught-cheating-again">Read more...</a> tom.warren@neowin.net (Tom Warren) Thu, 15 May 2003 02:01:42 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/nvidia-caught-cheating-again Removing The ECS Cheating Drivers https://www.neowin.net/news/removing-the-ecs-cheating-drivers/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>&quot;It has recently been discovered that the hardware manufacturer ECS has released video card drivers for their Xabre line of video cards that allow users to see through walls and alter other settings that make... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/removing-the-ecs-cheating-drivers">Read more...</a> () Tue, 16 Jul 2002 11:02:15 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/removing-the-ecs-cheating-drivers Online gaming's cheating heart https://www.neowin.net/news/online-gamings-cheating-heart/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Game companies are looking to subscription fees from online players as a major source of recurring revenue in the near future, with leading games publisher Electronic Arts predicting that 400,000 subscribers will be paying about... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/online-gamings-cheating-heart">Read more...</a> marcel@neowin.net (Marcel Klum) Sun, 09 Jun 2002 08:35:39 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/online-gamings-cheating-heart