War Z has recently made gaming headlines, and not in a good way. After being taken off Steam for being falsely advertised, game creator Sergey Titov apologized for the game’s controversial launch.
Over the past few days, War Z was a victim of multiple hacking attempts to bring it servers offline. Community Manager Kewk provided details of the hacking attempts on War Z official forums. They were first hit with an attack that would “rest our DNS IP so that you could not connect”. This issue was subsequently solved and a fix was implemented to their service.
A couple of days later, War Z came under attack again with a DDOS attack on their login server which brought service down again. Where Community Manager Kewk reassured players “We are implementing additional DDoS protection and hope to have this resolved asap. Unfortunately with these types of attacks it is very difficult to give a good time frame of when it will be resolved.”
Community Manager Kewk then detailed various attempt at resolving the DDOS attack with some success. As of right now, Hammerpoint Interactive seems to have resolved all of the hacking attempts and game service is up and running.
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