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Activision claims Call of Duty's new anti-cheat system won't look at your files

10 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

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Call of Duty 's comprehensive new anti-cheat system includes a potential olive branch for security-conscious players: it can't access your PC's private files, or so Activision claims.
Announced Wednesday via the Call of Duty blog , the developers' new suite of cheat deterrent tools (called the Ricochet Anti-Cheat initiative) includes a kernel-level driver for PC that the publisher is claiming will only run when a Call of Duty game is active, as well as a host of server-side tools the CoD security team will use to monitor player behavior and respond accordingly. The Ricochet system...
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