‘CS:GO’ exploit allows hackers to take over victim’s PC using a game invitation

‘CS:GO’ exploit which allows hackers to take over victim's PC using a Steam invitation persists, despite a security researcher flagging it in 2019. — CS:GO

Video games including popular eSports title Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) have an exploit that could allow hackers to take over the player’s computer, warns a cybersecurity researcher.

Motherboard reported that a researcher named Florian discovered the exploit, where hackers gain control by using a bug with the Steam ‘invite to play’ feature.

Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Next In Tech News

Video game buddies, banter and battles: Casual couch co-op chaos
Valkyrie Funds halts ethereum purchases for exchange-traded fund
EU examines Nvidia-dominated AI chip market's abuses - Bloomberg News
US Supreme Court to hear Warner Music case on limits to copyright damages
US Supreme Court to weigh state laws constraining social media companies
Intel hails 'landmark' as high-volume EUV production begins at Irish plant
Electronic Arts launches 'FC 24' soccer game in fresh start after FIFA split
Volkswagen: to build Trinity model at Zwickau, no further plant needed
Explainer-Why is France raiding a graphics card company?
Fortnite maker Epic Games tightens belt with layoffs

Others Also Read