Earlier yesterday, CSGO and TF2 had a significant source code leak. Talking between VNN Tyler and a leaked Valve employee can end CSGO and TF2, as we know it.
However, the danger on the horizon may be far bigger. Hopeful to listen to the leaks of source code, my heart breaks. RCE exploit rumours in TF2 imply that people can execute malicious code on a device. Maybe we want to stop playing CSGO a bit till we can just hear about Valve.
Today the leak triggered RCE operations in TF2. The application leakage. Hackers can access data on your computer simply by being on the same server as you. Your device can even become vulnerable to malicious codes running without you even understanding them on your computer.
This issue, including WarOwl and Bananagaming, was addressed by prominent CSGO figures and YouTuber. As a security measure, Maxim has also shut down his servers. If we are to be free, we will advise our readers to remain away from any source games until Valve arrives and remains. However, Source 2 games are risk-free.
Eg, Dota 2, Underlords, Half-Life: Alyx and Artefact are some examples of Source engine games. So you can continue to play Source 2 games without the possibility of installing malicious codes on your Computer.
The sub-reviewed team Fortress 2 has declared the issue officially. “It is certainly possible for someone to instal a virus on the same server on your computer.
They have offered precautions to cover the scenario that does, but is not restricted to, not play on any website, even offline on any source game, and not to access leaked files .. your products and steam profile may also be targeted.