Posts Tagged ‘bot’

Blizzard Is Suing Bossland Cheat Maker…Again

Blizzard has filed suit against World of Warcraft bot maker and Diablo gold farmer Bossland GmbH at a federal court in California. In addition to its antics in World of Warcraft and Diablo, German-based Bossland also sells cheats for other Blizzard titles including Heroes of the Storm. The lawsuit is quite standard for companies going […]

In Plain English: Epic Sues Paragon Cheat Maker

Epic Games has launched a lawsuit against German gamer Robin Kreibich under allegations that the defendant violated copyright by selling cheat software for their upcoming MOBA game, Paragon. The program, known as SystemCheats, claims to be the most powerful hack for Paragon and sells as a monthly subscription for approximately $10/month. The hack promises to […]

Cheat Makers Are Still Shady, Black Desert Online Botters Figure Out

Here at MMO Fallout, I’ve made several attempts to warn people of the dangers of downloading bot software and doing business with gold farmers in online games. Not only do you risk the safety of your accounts, but you also take a chance of having your computer compromised and your identity stolen. Gold farmers, it […]

Trion Worlds Promises Bans For Cheaters, Even Tenured Players

(Editor’s Note: Trion World’s PR reps got in touch to clarify a few points to the story which have been noted below. A total of 983 accounts have been banned right away. In addition, they have stated that while money spent is taken into account to discern real players from throwaway/bot accounts, that it is […]

In Plain English: The Curious Case Of Jagex V John Doe

Those of you who play RuneScape or World of Warcraft are likely well acquainted with a popular phishing technique that made its rounds over the past few years, or at least you would be if you took a gander through your spam filter. The email warns players that they’ve been caught either botting or engaging in real […]

Blizzard: Bot Bans And Court Loss

As many as 100,000 bot accounts, possibly more, have been removed from World of Warcraft in a recent mass ban. We’ve recently taken action against a large number of World of Warcraft accounts that were found to be using third-party programs that automate gameplay, known as “bots.” We’re committed to providing an equal and fair […]

ArcheAge Teleport Hackers Caught On Video

Need a good reason to avoid ArcheAge for the time being? Here is one, the game is filled with hackers. Not the kind of hackers that steal your account, the kind that are able to teleport throughout the game, grabbing up land as soon as it becomes available and running trade routes immediately to bring […]

ArcheAge Update Targets Chat Spam

Today’s update to ArcheAge goes up in under an hour, followed by three to five hours of downtime. Version 1.2 build 4.11 introduces a few convenience changes to the game: The Kraken can only be damaged by siege weapons, trial chat can now only be used by participants in a trial, healer weapons are now […]

Jagex Brings In The New Year With A Ban(g)

Arenanet isn’t the only one throwing cheaters overboard tied to a cement block. In a post released yesterday, the developer announced that users of a bot script would be logging in to find themselves permanently banned, among them long-time players: As part of our ongoing war on botting, we continue to take action against those […]

Bots Are Choking To Death In RuneScape

It must be Christmas. No, my calendar says September. This week (hopefully) marks the reveal of Botany Bay, and on Sunday Jagex announced that they would begin silently banning bots starting Monday. Well the bans aren’t exactly silent, as players are spotting (and video taping) bots spamming gold farming websites in key areas. The bots […]