CS:GO, Team Fortress 2 code leaks nothing to worry about, says Valve

Recently leaked source code for both Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Team Fortnress 2 is nothing to worry about, Valve has confirmed.

We reported that source code was allegedly stolen for both games yesterday, also advising that security experts warned of a potential exploits as a result. Today, Valve says players shouldn’t be worred.

“We have reviewed the leaked code and believe it to be a reposting of a limited CS:GO engine code depot released to partners in late 2017, and originally leaked in 2018,” Valve wrote in an update.

“From this review, we have not found any reason for players to be alarmed or avoid the current builds. We will continue to investigate the situation and will update news outlets and players if we find anything to prove otherwise. In the meantime, if anyone has more information about the leak, the Valve security page describes how best to report that information.”

Better to be safe than sorry until the confirmation, right?

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