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Valve Anti-Cheat Untrusted Bans (VAC) CSGO

Untrusted Bans So recently I’ve seen people suprized at how they are getting ‘untrusted bans’ on cheating forums. Some even confused at what that term even means. Even though Valve hasn’t given us a definition of what it means previously … Continue reading

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Valve Anti-cheat (VAC) in 2017

Lets first talk about Valve’s roadmap for Counter-Strike Global Offensive, mentioned briefly by Valve’s Gabe Newell in a reddit AMA he said the following: As far as a roadmap is concerned, our priorities for 2017 are to replace the UI … Continue reading

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Updated VAC3 Modules

As mentioned in the previous post Valve has changed the way they do import hiding. Previously there would be a bunch of string objects usually for each module that is being imported so “kernel32.dll” -> “GetProcAddress”,”ReadProcessMemory”, “OutputDebugStringA” etc and these … Continue reading

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Analyzing UnityHacks in the role of a VAC engineer

UnityHacks   I’ve looked at many P2Cs(pay-to-cheat) in the past and unity is one I’ve come back to revisit to see if they have fixed stupid design concepts that could see them detected in an instance and seems like nope. … Continue reading

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Valve got it wrong once again

So you may remember the incident from a long time back when a whole bunch of Modern Warfare 2 users got VAC banned for no reason. http://gamerant.com/valve-banning-innocent-mw2-free-gifts-johnj-31099/ For those who haven’t been following the VAC team they have been in … Continue reading

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VAC3 Dump (5/04/2016)

VAC3 Dump (5/04/2016) So the CSGO majors are over, hoping for a big ban wave to flood out the idiots in the scene decided to do a vac3 dump to see if anything has changed since it’s been a good … Continue reading

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[REL] Dumping VAC2 and VAC3 the easier way

What is VAC? VAC stand for (Valve Anti-cheat) and is used in many games to prevent cheats be it Valve games or 3rd party titles (Modern Warfare/DayZ). VAC comes in many different versions at the time of writing this the … Continue reading

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