Installing gaming drivers might leave your PC vulnerable to cyberattacks

If you’re using cheat programs when playing games on PC, you could be putting your computer at risk as vulnerabilities in signed drivers are most commonly used by game cheat developers to circumvent anti-cheat mechanisms.

However, they have also been observed being used by several advanced persistent threat (APT) groups according to a new report from ESET. The internet security company recently took a deep dive into the types of vulnerabilities that commonly occur in kernel drivers and it even found several vulnerable drivers in popular gaming software at the same time.

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