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Researchers have discovered what's called "a serious vulnerability" in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, reports Computerworld from the Power of Community (POC2012) security conference in Seoul in an article that also notes a different vulnerability in Crytek's CryENGINE 3 (these are two separate issues: Modern Warfare 3 uses Infinity Ward's IW Engine, derived from id Software technology). Researchers from security consultant ReVuln demonstrated a denial of service attack that could be used to crash a Modern Warfare 3 server, before using the game Nexuiz to show how running the server for a CryENGINE 3 game can be used to launch a remote shell on a client computer (thanks Ant via Slashdot). It sounds like they are holding out for a payday based on their discoveries:
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