November 29, 2021

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Call of Duty: Warzone and Vanguard anti-cheat Ricochet seemingly leaked and is being reverse-engineered

Earlier this week, Activision and Call of Duty developers excitedly unveiled Ricochet, a new kernel-level anti-cheat software for Warzone and Vanguard. The tech is supposed to be the developer’s answer to the cheating pandemic in Warzone, but it’s not off to a good start.

According to Anti-Cheat Police Department, a group that reports on cheating and cheat makers, the kernel driver for Ricochet has leaked. Makers of paid cheats are seemingly already working on reverse-engineering it, which doesn’t bode well for Ricochet.

Anti-Cheat Police posted screenshots of an unnamed forum where the leak was made, as well as proof of the kernel’s digital signature, belonging to Activision.

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