Call of Duty Warzone: Activision Finally Blocks Popular Hacking Tool

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Activision and Raven Software have finally defeated the hacking tool that gained popularity after it ravaged PC and console versions of Call of Duty: Warzone.

It was not long ago when the Warzone community complained about a new aimbot hack. It was the same tool that recently invaded the console versions of the game. Apparently, the hacking tool was platform-agnostic that allowed it to be usable on different platforms.

Cheating on Call of Duty games is nothing new, and Activision is always doing its best to ensure that its games are fun to play for everyone. Fortunately, the company has finally put an end to this popular hacking tool just a couple of weeks after it was brought to light by an anti-cheat group.

The Hack Developer Has Spoken

The hacking tool recently spread in the Warzone  community is known as “Userviz.” 

It is a relatively new breed of software powered by machine learning to send the necessary inputs to the controller whenever it sees a valid target. 

All you have to do is to point at a general direction of a target and the software will do the rest. It’s sort of a glorified aimbot, to say the least.

What’s concerning here is that the hack was mostly undetectable by the game’s anti-cheating protection, making it hard for players and developers to catch.

That said, “User101” claims to be the developer of Userviz. In a statement uploaded on a website following the request of Activision to prevent access to the software, the anonymous developer said that it was never their intention to create a tool to exploit games. 

They claim that the software was never published in the first place since the video that set the spotlight on the project had the words “Coming Soon” right at the end of it.

The developer’s rationale for creating the tool was to control movement without the use of limbs. It was never really intended to be used as a cheating tool. “Unfortunately, because of its potential negative impact I will not be developing it further,” they said.

This shows that Raven Software and Activision are constantly battling potential hacks and cheats, which may be used in their games. But for the community, this is a definite win.

So, do you think that the anonymous developer was telling the truth when they said that the program was never released to the public?

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