Authenticity Checks-> Plz Read
Shirakani posted on Apr 09, 2008 2:55:02 PM - Report post
originally posted by Caliber
well that user is now removed and banned.
at least that uploaded AC trainer is now also banned and anyone who downloaded it cannot use it.
OF course, assuming that they have not reversed it already and cracked it to be usable. You should check the comments section of whatever torrent site it was posted to see if anyone posted a 'fix' or something, as is common.
HellFireXS posted on Apr 09, 2008 3:06:33 PM - Report post
I wonder... maybe these people getting banned are paying for a new account each time they get banned, which means now that they cant release it and wont get banned for nothing they may stop altogether thus less money might be coming it, I wonder if CH will lose money in the long run...
Just a thought.
[Edited by HellFireXS, 4/9/2008 3:07:13 PM]
Caliber posted on Apr 09, 2008 3:30:28 PM - Report post
the trainers found today were not cracked. the user was clearly identified and removed from CH access and also the trainer for AC was banned and will not work for anyone (we d/l and tested it). for many reasons, we won't discuss how or why this works. he simply lost his subscription fee that he paid us and cannot d/l any more trainers here.
btw, we got the tip about this unauthorized posting from a different member who saw it on a torrent site. i want to thank the members who tip us off to these things. on behalf of the other members we all appreciate that you do this. this helps us to identify and ban those users quickly and minimize the damage.
if you see something inappropriate do not hesitate to tell us!
Find it quite pathetic people do this when the membership is such a low price. I have no problems with the new protection, as long as it continues to catch the asshats.
Only thing I'd say about it is that not everyone will have access to the internet all the time, is the only problem but not exactly a major one.
I'd just like to thank Cheathappens as a whole though, for the obvious effort they put into their stuff. Keep up the good work!
I 2nd that, hats off to you guys. People often question why you should ever pay for cheats and such, but when you put so much hard work into giving people what they want, paying such a small fee is inconsequential compared to what you get. Only to have some a**holes ruin it, by trying to throw them about on the internet to those who dont give a s**t about your dedication
[Edited by rcboothman, 4/9/2008 4:00:01 PM]
I don't mind the trainers doing these checks, but I'd be very ****ed if, by some mistake, my account gets revoked because you guys botched the auth code.
graves71 posted on Apr 09, 2008 4:07:57 PM - Report post
I have no problem at all with any protections used by the authors. You guys do us a great service with these trainers.
Thank you very much!
KnivesX11 posted on Apr 09, 2008 4:27:35 PM - Report post
I know I'm new and all, in fact this is my first post. There is a somewhat elegant solution to your problem though, have the computer generate a dxdialog file as for the most part it is specific to a given computer and then generate a hash of the file, then the trainer can store the hash file and call a new one every time it loads if it matches its good and it won't need to log on to authenticate the trainer. If it fails, either because of a hardware/driver change or if someone is using it who shouldn't be, then run the web authentication and check everything you would do normally, that way it makes it much more difficult to use trainers without buying a membership but people who do have a membership will only have to authenticate once, or until they update either drivers or hardware. Not the best solution but it would solve some of the biggest problems with people not having always on internet.
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