Valorant's anti-cheat software 'Vanguard' loads kernel-based driver on system boot

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    Valorant's anti-cheat software loads kernel-based driver on system boot
    Riot Games says it's the only way to detect cheat software that uses Ring 0
    April 15, 2020
    https://www.techspot.com/news/84841-valorant-anti-cheat-software-loads-kernel-based-driver.html
    Ars Technica: Ring 0 of fire: Does Riot Games’ new anti-cheat measure go too far?
     
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    Riot responds to concerns about 'Valorant's' new anti-cheat driver
    April 17, 2020
    https://www.engadget.com/riot-valorant-anticheat-driver-013854500.html
    Riot Games: A Message About Vanguard From Our Security & Privacy Teams
     
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    'Valorant' update lets players disable its anti-cheat software
    But you'll still need to enable Vanguard to play the game
    April 28, 2020

    https://www.engadget.com/riot-updat...disable-its-anticheat-software-123031730.html
     
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    A closer look at Valorant's always-on anti-cheat system
    Riot explains how Vanguard works, and why, and then an expert weighs in
    May 15, 2020

    https://www.engadget.com/valorant-vanguard-riot-games-security-interview-video-170025435.html
     
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