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The hack’s capabilities are immense, and highly configurable. There are so many options. The most notable ones are:
I can see the entire enemy team on the map, spotted, with ranges – all the time.
I can see who is aiming at me at any time, and the QUALITY of that aiming. (Remember this, I’ll get to it’s importance later)
I can set the hack to aim-bot on the push of a button, or all the time – or none. I can also set it to fire for me – but only when my crosshair is over a space that will result in a kill.
I can set the hack key-binds, to toggle any option In the hack. I can choose head, body, foot, or variable shots, as well as no spread. I can set the hack so that ANY amount of damage kills a player (no matter where the bullet hits)
I can set the hack to spot all members of the enemy team every so often, for the benefit of my entire team (spothacking). Finally, I can kill the entire other team with a touch of a button.

My anecdotal evidence is that between 1 in 30 to 1 in 60 players on big ticket servers are hacking. Also, many high SPM players (over 700-900) with low time on bases etc. are often hacking imo.

The vast majority of hackers aren’t using most features of their respective hacks, the most popular hack I saw was the ‘radar’ or spothack.
Aimbots are the second most popular – especially among snipers and engineers.
Moreover, almost all hackers are ‘closet’ hackers.
They aren’t obvious. Also, I would call these people out, and almost universally they would turn it off instantly. (example, I find a hacker, call him one over chat, and he would call me a noob, or insult me. But after that, the hack in most cases would be disengaged – and often the person would leave the next round.)
Most people using hacks, once they turn them off, are no good.
In fact, a reasonably good person (250~ spm or above) , given this hack, is absolutely unstoppable. I could easily go into a 64 man server, and have a KDR of 20-1 or more in that round, against even insanely good players.
Metro is a massive hotbed for hackers, as well as 64 man instant vehicle servers.
I’m doing this because I want to convey to all of you the scope of the issue we face.
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Very eye opening article and really hope Dice does something about this. This really is not good. i love the game despite what people say, it is really good but hacking is just not right and if these numbers are true, then Dice/EA/PB need to step up there game.
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20-1? I could do better....I've done 51-9 in Crysis 2, I bet I can do the same in BF3..no hiding, no crouching, just run&gun.
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That was an interesting read. I know how hacks in BF3 work now.
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Very eye opening article and really hope Dice does something about this. This really is not good. i love the game despite what people say, it is really good but hacking is just not right and if these numbers are true, then Dice/EA/PB need to step up there game.

The thing that amazes me is that they can nuke a whole team.

How the hell is that even possible? I guess the client side hit detection?
     
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20-1? I could do better....I've done 51-9 in Crysis 2, I bet I can do the same in BF3..no hiding, no crouching, just run&gun.

rolleyes.gif

*reads article*

The hacks disgust me, but where is this guy getting his evidence from and tbh, I can only see this as advertising....
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20-1? I could do better....I've done 51-9 in Crysis 2, I bet I can do the same in BF3..no hiding, no crouching, just run&gun.

20-1 > 51-9 tongue.gif
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The thing that amazes me is that they can nuke a whole team.
How the hell is that even possible? I guess the client side hit detection?
That would be my guess, my only suggestion is to get rid of battlelog and you should get rid of 90% of the java based hacks
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20-1? I could do better....I've done 51-9 in Crysis 2, I bet I can do the same in BF3..no hiding, no crouching, just run&gun.

Fairly certain he meant KDR..20-1 in itself isn't impressive but a 20 KDR is. Your 51-9 is only a ~5.6kdr.
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Interesting article.

This hack should be built into the game as an admin tool, so that it's easier to identify cheating players; or even better, built in as an AI scanner, so that anyone with obviously impossible abilities (cross-hair on target 100% of the time) would be automatically kicked or banned.
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That would be my guess, my only suggestion is to get rid of battlelog and you should get rid of 90% of the java based hacks

The ultimate irony is how many actually exist even though Dice claims to be fighting it rolleyes.gif

I bet they'll block java apps LONG before they get rid of Battlelog...
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