Nintendo Switch Piracy Can Get You Banned Fast, Says Prominent Hacker

A prominent hacker is warning people not to pirate games on Nintendo Switch. In a lengthy Reddit post (first noticed by Nintendo Insider), SciresM said people who do so will quickly be detected by Nintendo’s robust security measures and banned.

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Nintendo can detect whether or not the data on a Switch game card is legit, SciresM wrote. “This solves the 3DS-era issue of game card header data being shared between games,” they said. “Additionally, there’s a fair amount of other, unknown (encrypted) data in a certificate being uploaded — and certificates are also linked to Nintendo Accounts when gold points are redeemed. Sharing of certificates should be fairly detectable, for Nintendo.” ... Read more here

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