Valve: no reason to worry about ‘CS: GO source code leak


Earlier today, the source code for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Team Fortress 2 began to circulate, alarming players and modders who feared to reveal security breaches. At least one project to close as a precaution. However, the game code was previously available, this leak simply spread it much more widely.

According to Valve, in a statement posted on the CS: GO Twitter account, they “believe it is a redistribution of a limited CS: GO engine code repository published to partners in late 2017 and originally disclosed in 2018” and found no reason to be alarmed among players. SteamDB operator Pavel Djundik suggested similar, saying it would likely provide “very little” help to trick developers.


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