Left 4 Dead 2 got its New Update Blocking Malicious Add-Ons

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The decade game Left 4 Dead 2 has finally gets an update. Although, it’s not a major one but a security patch for its existing add-on plugin. You might think to update your games as it has risk of getting malware in your computer. The size of the update is pretty small just 498.6 KB and you can download it right away now in steam.

The Update in Left 4 Dead 2 is that the configuration files in add-on directory are no longer loaded in the game, specifically the VPKS files. These configuration files were sometimes use by other hacker to insert malicious program in it. The official location of configuration are still in user’s local settings, this was the main settings files for L4D even after the removal of the add-ons.

To all add-on author, they should inform users and change or remove configuration file from their add-on directory and explain the new changes in the description section from their workshop page.

Have you updated your Left 4 Dead 2 games yet? Let us know by leaving a comment down below. Happy Gaming!

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