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Activision Warns of Remote-Access Trojans Hidden Within Fake ‘Call of Duty’ Cheat Tools

06
Apr
2021
Activision Warns of Remote-Access Trojans Hidden Within Fake ‘Call of Duty’ Cheat Tools

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Video game publisher Activision has warned the gaming community of hidden RAT Trojans masquerading as Call of Duty cheat tools.

The company behind Call of Duty: Warzone and the popular Guitar Hero series said it examined the hacking tool that was promoted for use against gamers on multiple hacking forums.

According to a recent report, threat actors posted a free “newbie friendly” and “effective” method for spreading a RAT – promoting the malicious software as a video game cheat program, as it also requires the user to disable or uninstall security solutions and host firewalls on the device. The post thread soon gained over 10,000 views and 260 replies from readers.

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