Gonna weasle out of it? people who defending anticheat you should know this game already have cheaters and more people buying it when its fully released there will be more. How the fuck does that prove anything beside that riot WANTS to look good lmao? Also all things considered MS is still a much more reputable company than Riot. Anti Cheat error bug / glitch. Not only because if they wanted to do that they could already do that from from the game itself, but there's no reason to put the company of one of the most profitable games at stake for mining user data as it would be somewhat trivial for any professional to check. To have a stronger anti-cheat. Riot Vanguard Architecture. This is a claim that's been floating around but so far I've seen only one video and two or three comments on this, EDIT: my comment's been flagged as controversial because I want to verify claims that so far have little to no basis, [–]ThreeSon 8 points9 points10 points 8 months ago (2 children). Please keep all discussion about Vanguard in this megathread. They've said themselves that if they wanted to harvest user data, they could do all that already easily without any of this kernel shit. You act as if the Tencent CEO calls up Riot CEO and says "yo give me access to all your user data" and Riot hands him a flash drive. When it had them is really not relevant to the conversation. Case in point, literally every other game. Keep posts and comments related to PC gaming and the topic being discussed. Pretty annoying. And I'd bet these companies are far more familiar and concerned with security at these authorization scopes than a stupid anti cheat developer. if only we could let you bend over in peace. I suggest trying this for anyone still struggling with it. [–]Jernn 3 points4 points5 points 8 months ago (0 children). Which is the one that used people's computers to bitcoin mine... Not exactly a stellar reputation. Get verified! Devs, want to advertise your game or conduct an AMA? The only major exception I can think of is VAC. [–]SarcasticFoxx 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (1 child), https://www.reddit.com/r/VALORANT/comments/g3py4x/riot_games_is_offering_upto_100000_as_a_bug/, [–]RoninPrime68 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (0 children). Don’t like the idea of having a (possible) root kit installed? No one will ever be able to know the answer to that at least until someone cracks it, possibly never. Um usuário do Reddit chegou a alegar que o Vanguard estava impedindo o funcionamento de seu mouse e teclado. "Is this site legit?" Actually looking through comments to get more information is too hard, right? I did say current. With the added bonus of the single content in the post itself is a link to the official marketing statement, and not anything else. Also I said "league has cheats?" And? [–]pariahjosiah 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (1 child), [–]Pylons -3 points-2 points-1 points 8 months ago (0 children), God forbid they learn about the risks of R0 anti-cheat. Another option is to create a secure virtual machine with always-on VPN "for the majority of what you do on your computer", and and then the gaming stuff that isn't trusted is gets root-level access to the host machine but can't snoop on what's in that virtual machine. The game data we collect is used for the operation of the game and integrity-related services such as Packman and Vanguard. You can also try /r/buildapcforme, /r/SuggestALaptop, /r/headphones, /r/monitors, /r/mechanicalkeyboards, and /r/mousereview for more specific questions. "Seemed", is the keyword in my last post. Plenty of strong, instant-banning AC out there without 24/7 kernel access and scanning. Is an extreme scenario to compare this too and isn't relevant in the slightest. I found that the main issue the majority of people have is that Tencent is involved, however with 10 minutes of google searching I found out Fortnite uses a similar kind of anti cheat and is also owned partially by Tencent. Good luck. That would be stupid. Como o Vanguard funciona. [–]Blacky-NoirHeight appropriate fortress builder 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (0 children). Riot Vanguard consists of a client that runs while VALORANT is active, as well as the usage of a kernel mode driver. Recently I was accepted into the Valorant closed beta. Do you allow delivery guy put your Amazon package into your house? You know that Tencent is a Chinese company, and that China is a communist state with social credits etc. [–]Vanquishment 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (1 child). Absolutely not. That sounds like a problem and ppl should uninstall immediately. Ever. You never said current. 2.1m members in the pcgaming community. Overwhelmingly for competitive play, directed at enthusiasts which is inherently far more niche than the kids who will install Valorant on their parent's computers not understanding the security risk. I have to turn off Vanguard manually and restart those apps to get them working again. Riot Vanguard is Riot Games’ custom game security software, designed to uphold the highest levels of competitive integrity for our offerings. Much of the talk about Riot's new shooter, Valorant, has been about the anti-cheat software packaged with it, called Vanguard. Riot Vanguard is a Shareware software in the category Desktop developed by RIOT Games, Inc.. See this thread for more: However, I don't believe any amount of "trust us" articles like the one above from Riot will ever assuage the community's concerns about a Chinese-owned company with highest-order access to a machine abusing that power. Edit: for clarification, there’s no real discussion happening. I mean there's no such thing as a cheat free video game. Mouse over for futher details. I dunno, I think people would rather their own country, or at least one with Western ideals such as basic freedoms to spy on them, than a Dictatorship known for its human rights abuses and lack of honesty. [–]SenpaiDrelli 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (0 children), If you legitimately want to have a civil discussion on the matter I'm open to talk about this, I understand your pov and I think certain things are getting misunderstood. unless someone literally forced you at gunpoint to install it. 2. sim, eu li isso, mas não sei até que ponto é verídico ou faça sentido. Please see our full rules on piracy here. Yeah, this megathread is pretty fucking stupid. There is no such thing as being fully protected from all risks, so, no, that isn't an option at all. League having cheats would be news to me. Some people really care. God forbid they learn about the risks of R0 anti-cheat at the expense of visibility for a trailer for the new Borderlands DLC, [–]amd64_sucks 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (2 children). Riot's objective was to not have N games with N unique anti-cheat solutions, but rather, one anti-cheat solution that every game leverages. You said it having cheats was news to you, someone posted clear evidence of said game having cheats. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. [–]ThreeSon 21 points22 points23 points 8 months ago (4 children). No company wants to admit how easy it is. Discord), and will be removed. Don't forget, Facebook had to pay billions and received giant backlash for their info kerfuffle. [...] Similarly, Skype's privacy policy states: "Skype is committed to respecting your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal data, traffic data and communications content." - Gaben, [–]cardonatorRyzen 7 3700x + 32gb DDR4-3600 + 1060 6gb 3 points4 points5 points 8 months ago (0 children). I do have the same issue with MSI Afterburner and some others app. Either way, you didn't actually link to a current cheat. whether it's epic games, hong kong, and now this. Bought RTX 3000, and here we go... 8700k@5.0GHz/16GB-3200-DC/Vega64/1TB NVMe/Win7x64, 8700K, 1080TI, 32GB Ram, Dell Alienware x34 Ultrawide, R5 3600 OC'd @ 4.3ghz | RTX 2070S | 16GB 3200Mhz | 1440p 144hz, Ryzen 7 3700x + 32gb DDR4-3600 + 1060 6gb, Manjaro |E5-2680 v3 @ 3.3 GHz | RTX2060 | 64GB DDR4 | 1080p@60Hz. Among the many “game breakers” that the VALORANT development team sought to resolve with their new feature title, hacking and cheating was something at the top of the list. I'd rather have 3 sketchy programs on my computer than 95, because I'd be at lesser risk with only 3. submitted 8 months ago by PCGamingMegaMod, Riot's Privacy & Security Team's Statement. No it isn't this is a common practice that exploded on reddit because its reddit and reddit becomes completely deranged at any mention of riot or tencent. [–]t3hcoolness 2 points3 points4 points 8 months ago (0 children). Is it worth it? [–]theamnesiac21 -1 points0 points1 point 8 months ago* (15 children). Cyberpunk 2077 PC: What Does Ray Tracing Deliver... And Is It Worth It? 337 votes, 842 comments. Riot Devs Public Relations are answering important security questions. [+]penguinclub56 comment score below threshold-24 points-23 points-22 points 8 months ago (1 child), inb4 all the Riot haters: "This is just a marketing trick", [+]Redditaspropaganda comment score below threshold-15 points-14 points-13 points 8 months ago (0 children), [+]Jaywearspants comment score below threshold-26 points-25 points-24 points 8 months ago (0 children), This should be pinned. the constant victim mentality of this sub is just awful and toxic. i'm pretty sure vanguard is opt-in, unless someone literally forced you at gunpoint to install it. It was initially added to our database on 04/15/2020. Where does anyone get the idea that this is 'stronger' AC other than Riot saying so? ACLU technology expert Chris Soghoian said the revelations would surprise many Skype users. [–]IceQueenSandi 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (1 child). Please follow the basic format found here when making game suggestion requests. [–]EROTIC_RAID_BOSS 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (7 children). I think Riot should have just been clear from the beginning because at this point it, people have used the muted stance initially as a negative as if they are trying to under cover spy on Valorant players. They run 24/7 kernel drivers, are they worth it? [–]holdmyHTCphone 2 points3 points4 points 8 months ago (1 child), I don't see why China wouldn't use tencent to do this. "It's hard to square Microsoft's secret collaboration with the NSA with its high-profile efforts to compete on privacy with Google. In general, I think aspects of the very negative response to Vanguard's use of kernel-level code are pretty reasonable. because it goes against the valoran hate boner around here? ", [–]ThreeSon 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (1 child). [–]DaylightDarkle 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (6 children). Riot Devs are answering important security questions. "In the past, Skype made affirmative promises to users about their inability to perform wiretaps," he said. I'll wait. I know that league had cheats, I even mentioned a famous ones. Anticheat in essence is to find the Cheaters and ban then as soon as possible. This includes group/clan recruitment. This includes contextless images/screenshots/GIFs as well as anti-platform or PCMR language such as "master race" and calling people peasants. They're opt in. You're aware of that right, and you know that lol has over 10 mil players, and that Valorant is a new hit on the maket and that they pretty much have easy remote access to systems of every single person that installed the anticheat and has it in their system until it has been deleted, because it's a rootkit, has high system access and can be remotely used to mine data. For example I had weird freeze after each dbd match. Manual Uninstall Guide. I just uninstalled . you're aware riot needs to follow American law right? A patch was pushed that updates the kernal-level driver for Vanguard (vgk) from 0.3.0.9 to 0.3.2.2. Do you have any idea how many people would have to be paid off or otherwise to stay quiet if Riot were sharing US user data to foreign entities? That's the trickest part - you will never be 100% sure about that since you can hide rootkits pretty deep, giving illusion of "unninstalling" it completly. ), [–]syedms 3 points4 points5 points 8 months ago (0 children). Do they tell you "Well someone in our organization might bring malware on a laptop into our organization and that's inevitable, so we just gave up and don't have any security controls because there's no point"? 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