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Among us, developers scramble to block large-scale "Eryth Loris" spam attacks

Among us, developers scramble to block large-scale “Eryth Loris” spam attacks

Developer Among usThe social intuition murder mystery game, which is rapidly becoming one of the most popular multiplayer titles of the year, is currently fighting particularly harmful spam attacks.Spam advertised the mysterious online handle “Eris Loris”, which got worse enough Among us Studio Inner Sloth had to perform emergency maintenance late last night.

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Still, it was only yesterday that players began to experience “Eris Loris” spam in online matches. Developer Inner Sloth said Thursday that he was “very familiar with the current hacking issue” and will push emergency server updates to address it.

A spam attack began sometime Thursday, when players discovered that in-game chat logs were filled with messages promoting Loris’ YouTube channel. Some messages threaten users by hacking their personal devices if they are not registered. Other messages promoted both the YouTube channel and President Donald Trump.

A Eurogamer report Published today is an interview with a suspected creator of a spam attack on Discord. Hackers claim to have recruited dozens of others to participate by contributing to the server, but we don’t know exactly how hackers spam so many matches at once.

The ultimate goal seems to be to promote the Eris Loris YouTube channel, which promotes hacking and other gaming fraud services. Spam attacks attack 1.5 million games and can affect nearly 5 million players if you believe in hackers’ claims. Loris is also a self-proclaimed Trump supporter, the report said.

Whatever is really happening here Among us Players are undoubtedly under attack with some highly tuned attacks that seriously endanger the game. According to Forest Willard, the developer of InnerSloth, the emergency server update started late at night, affecting the game in progress and potentially false positives. However, it is unclear if the issue has since been resolved or if InnerSloth plans future maintenance to address the issue. Twitter player Continue to report Eris Loris related spam In the game.

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