|Session Name:||Cheaters, Hackers, Script Kiddies- The Dark Side of Online Games|
|Company Name(s):||CipSoft GmbH|
|Track / Format:||Programming|
Virtual worlds are not only threatened by monsters, but sometimes also by their own players: some try to gain unfair advantages by exploiting game weaknesses, while others steal virtual goods from other players by hacking their accounts or even try to bring down the whole service by attacking the game servers. Learn in an hour what CipSoft has had to learn during the last 15 years by running the MMORPG Tibia -- sometimes the hard way.