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Cyberpunk 2077’s MOD / SAVEGAME may be the cause of PC hacking

The much-hyped and much-awaited game Cyberpunk 2077 has been a source of annoyance in many ways since its inception. It has recently been reported that using Mod/savegame in the game or specifically in the game can make your system vulnerable.

security vulnerability in Cyberpunk 2077

In Reddit r/cyberpunkgame/ a user from ID named Romulus_Is_Here said that using Mod or savegame in Cyberpunk 2077 it is possible to execute malicious codes in the system through them and control of the system can be taken by the creator of mod or savegame.

Note that the whole thing was first discovered by PixelRick (Red Tools Team) who confirmed that this security issue is not limited to the PC platform but can also affect the PS4. We all know that downloading savegame/mod and installing/setting them is a widely practiced thing all over the world. But it is almost impossible for ordinary users to understand whether the downloaded content is safe or whether it contains any harmful code/command. That’s why the subject is so much more alarming and doesn’t have a chance to blow up.

The issue has already been reported to CDPR. However, they did not take any action on bugfix 1.1. However, there is no reason to worry, there is an update of Cyber Engine Tweaks. If you want to install the mod, you must update this tool from GitHub first…

See the full thread here for details and to read the comments or stay updated.

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