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Assorted Rants Tagged ‘multiplayer’, page 2:

Bot Fighting 103. Code Integrity Checks, Code Scrambling

Quote: “Bingo! We’ve got an executable, which automagically performs TONS of integrity checks, which checks are spread all over the executable, and are extremely non-obvious too.”
Another Quote: “This approach of ‘not revealing code until attack costs are high’ is certainly not limited to payments.”

Bot Fighting 102: System-Specific Kinda-Protection. Anti-Debugger, Anti-DLL-Injection, VM Detection.

Quote: “it is fundamentally impossible to prevent (or detect) debugging, at least as long we’re staying on one single box.”
Another Quote: “DON’T spend more than 10% of your overall anti-bot-fighting time budget on system-specific protections.”

Bot Fighting 101: Don’t Feed the Hacker

Quote: “Some of the system calls are not absolutely necessary, and using them will significantly simplify life of the attacker”
Another Quote: “Scrambling will help to protect your protocol even if the attacker manages to F.L.I.R.T. with your TLS library”

Help Desk Software for MOGs

Quote: “for MOGs, support becomes one of the very important parts of the picture, often on par with Content and Graphics.”
Another Quote: “the quality of support when using synchronous support methods such as live chat/phone support tends to be significantly worse compared to asynchronous support such as e-mails/tickets”