Ethics, MMORPGs, and Securing Online Games

Ethics in Gaming

What We Will Not Talk About

Requirements of an Online Game

Designing an MMORPG

What Has Changed Over the Years

What Has Not Changed Over the Years

Game Hacking 101

Why Are Online Games So Vulnerable?

Random Numbers


Virtual Economies

Malware and Exploits

Advanced Gaming Hack-Fu

Example 1: Full Compromise via QuickTime Vulnerability and Second Life

Example 2: Exploiting In-Game Communication in Anarchy Online

Conclusion and Questions