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ESL Wire | 14:30
Two weeks ago we asked for your input about the Auto Hotkey programs and after analyzing your feedback we came to a decision for now. In this news we want to state why our decision was made this way and why your feedback was so important for us and of course we have some reminders for you as well.
ESL Wire | 18:03
During the early stages of Wire Anti-Cheat we periodically gathered your really valuable feedback by creating small surveys which provided us important feedback for further developments. Today, we want to use this good possibility again and are asking for your opinion in a little survey.
ESL Wire | 17:26
Over two weeks ago we published the Anti-Cheat Task Force mail address and until now we received over 45 mails with mostly known information, but nevertheless we highly appreciate your efforts and are looking forward to more mails to come. Many of you wrote us because of an Auto Hotkey program, which allows players to use some kind of no recoil script, which is forbidden and will be punished as cheating.
ESL Wire | 17:34
In our second Wire Anti-Cheat news for this week we have for you a new list of users that have tried to bypass Wire Anti-Cheat or used paid cheats. We also want to share with you some of the feedback we have received so far via the email address.
ESL Wire | 13:40
Based on the latest incidents and our approach to get you, the community, more involved into our Anti-Cheat process we would like to present you something. ESL Wire Anti-Cheat is developing quickly and we would like to make it possible, that the community is able to influence this important topic. How? Well, the first step is quite simple.
ESL Wire | 18:00
Today we would like to comment on a "possible way to bypass ESL Wire Anti-Cheat" that got heavily promoted on some forums. But this "hole" in ESL Wire Anti-Cheat is not what some people would like to make it. Over the last days a good bunch of players using this were found and now get barraged for 2 years.
ESL Wire | 17:04
After the ESL Wire Beta from a few weeks ago we just released a new version of ESL Wire, which is fully supporting Windows 8. Besides that we also made some other improvements and fixed a few bugs. We are still setting our focus on fixing the bugs and improving our Anti-Cheat.
ESL Wire | 13:36
Our internal beta tests with this version went quite smoothly. But before we officially release ESL Wire with Windows 8 support, we want to sort out all eventualities with this open beta to allow all of you a smooth transition.
ESL Wire | 17:41
Today we've released a small update for ESL Wire. From now on Linesman is activated for Counter-Strike:Global Offensive and Battlefield 3. Linesman will generate a ZIP file with the config files from your match and a log with color depth and other settings. The file will be streamed directly to our servers, where you can download it after the match.
ESL Wire | 16:03
We have another Wire Update. This time we improved the logging of the crashs, so we get more details about them and can fix them faster. We also want to give you some insight in the Wire Support and what happened in the last weeks.
ESL Wire | 12:40
We just released an update for ESL Wire, which removes VLAN from our desktop tool. This feature was hardly used anways, but the removal excludes possible sources of error and we can focus even more on ESL Wire's core feature Anti-Cheat.
ESL Wire | 15:38
It's spring time in Europe, the temperature is rising and so is mood of many people. This seems to be the right time to lock away some more cheaters to prevent them disturbing you while playing on ESL. Most of the cheaters played Counter-Strike, Counter-Strike: Source, Battlefield 3, the Call of Duty series and as a premier Crossfire!
ESL Wire | 17:27
Just 17 days until 2011 is over and the new year begins. So we thought to bring you another present those days that might bring up some happy faces around in some scenes. Another batch of 472 cheaters who were caught by ESL Wire Anti-Cheat have been banned today and won't be able to stress you out while playing on the ESL during the holidays!
ESL Wire | 11:59
ESL Wire Anti-Cheat works in the background to exclude all cheaters from VERSUS. and our competitions, so you can enjoy your matches. Usually we also ban these cheaters in the background constantly. 493 spoilsports were caught since our last news in June. But recently we've caught almost 200 cheaters at a stroke, which we wanted to share with you.
ESL Wire | 15:22
On Thursday afternoon we activated a new feature called Wire Monitoring. Now you can see how long Wire Anti-Cheat was running during a match on a matchsheet or the gather page. You will also get an ingame notification, if a player got no running Wire Anti-Cheat due to a internet disconnect, a crash of Wire or if he is killing the process himself.
ESL Wire | 15:22
The last days some problems with ESL Wire and ESL Wire Anti-Cheat showed up. Sessions got aborted, Wire took too much RAM or was not launching at all. We'd like to give you some more information regarding these problems, which should be fixed now.
ESL Wire | 17:39
Over 1,500 cheaters have been caught by ESL Wire Anti-Cheat since its release, and since the last bust news a further 254 cheaters have found themselves busted. We are still detecting all kinds of private cheats, even when everyone is saying they are WAC proof, so do not believe what you read! Find the names of the busted and some more facts in this news.
ESL Wire | 13:22
In our last big news about the 346 cheaters caught on last week, we are now moving forwards with the announced call for feedback our development so far. We want to get as much feedback as possible to improve ESL Wire and ESL Wire Anti Cheat to suit you and to release features that you ask for!
ESL Wire | 17:53
After hitting the milestone of 1,000 caught cheaters it has been silent on the ESL Wire front, but we have been working in the background on improving the detections. Since the last major announcement, we have caught a further 346 cheaters in ESL matches. Find the names and some more facts in this news.
ESL Wire | 14:37
Last month we broke the mark of 1,000 busted cheaters with ESL Wire Anti-Cheat since the release in September 2010. We are hunting down cheaters on a daily basis and we keep on developing Wire Anti-Cheat. New games were supported and we do everything we can to keep the games clean. Since the last news we caught 386 cheaters.
ESL Wire | 12:56
In the new ESL Wire version (version 1.9.4) are some bug fixes for Wire and especially Linesman - e.g. we created a retry button for uploading the Linesman files. You can find all changes of ESL Wire 1.9.4 in the changelog of the new version.
ESL Wire | 13:52
In the beginning of 2010, ESL's Director of Gaming Communities, David 'Affentod' Hiltscher posted a daring statement in the comments of a renown German scene website. He promised to eliminate public hacks and private hacks in the biggest games in a year. Almost one year is over now - time for a conclusion!
ESL Wire | 17:47
2010 was ESL's year of Anti-Cheat. This doesn't mean we have stopped fighting. We are still programming Wire Anti-Cheat and hunting down cheaters on a daily basis. Leagues for several games have to be protected and we do everything we can to keep them clean. Since the last big bust news last year, we have caught 316 more cheaters.
ESL Wire | 17:26
Since the beginning of Linesman there has been a problem with Linesman files not being generated after playing a match. In order to solve the problem, we reprogrammed nearly the whole application, in the process upgrading Linesman from a plug-in to a full ESL Wire module.
ESL Wire | 16:00
There are a few innovations in ESL Wire. In the new version (version 1.9) the chat function was reworked and we unified the chat on the web page and in ESL Wire. Also some small bugs were fixed and performance problems were repaired. You can find all changes of ESL Wire 1.9 in the changelog of the new version.
ESL Wire | 11:57
A new ESL Wire Plugin has reached us. It has been designed and developed by another ESL user. He named it "Wire GameBox" and it adds a box to your desktop that shows all games that have been recognized by ESL Wire. From this box you can directly launch all games via ESL Wire.
ESL Wire | 18:00
Only ten days ago 77 cheaters were busted. This time 75 people get 12 penalty points. We are constantly updating ESL Wire Anti-Cheat. We want the ESL to be a league without cheaters.
ESL Wire | 18:06
About two weeks ago we announced that 204 cheaters had been busted in round two of our fight against cheating with ESL Wire Anti-Cheat. Round three is now here, with another 77 K.O. users who will have to wait 2 years before they can play again in the ESL.
ESL Wire | 18:15
There is new ESL Wire plugin a User made for you: The Logitech Keyboards Display Plugin! If you have a G13, G15, G19 or Z10 Keyboard, you can display additional information directly on the keyboard.
ESL Wire | 17:26
One and a half weeks ago we hinted at ESL Wire's abilities by publishing a short list of fifty busted cheaters. It was only a taster of what will happen in the future. More than 200 new cheaters have now been caught since last time. This adds further proof that our technology is way ahead of the cheaters, shows that there are still players desperate enough to cheat for whom it has not paid off.