Although they seem like plots straight out of political novels like Tom Clancy’s or fictional movies, espionage between nations is something totally real and lately, he has been using video game forums to hand over military secrets. We are talking about the popular title War Thunder, where in the last 11 months, players have published secrets of “classified government intelligence in vehicles” in their forums.
A situation that has had as a side effect, that the title is the first game classified as a security risk, leading to the fact that those who play it are not hired by US military-industrial companies.
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Something that has not stopped the leaks of classified information in the video game, since for the third time in a month War Thunder users are accused of leaking classified military information from Russia, in the title’s forums. This is a user nickname “ZVO_12_INCH”, who posted classified information on the latest stealth fighter aircraft manufactured by Russia’s Sukhoi Aircraft Works, which is under classified information, which was obviously hidden from international authorities.
The name of the airplane is Sukhoi Su-57 which are classified as “invisible” that can be used in the game thanks to a mod and that months after the conflict between the countries Ukraine and Russia, the state agency RIA Novosti accused the latter to use this type of aircraft. Something that thanks to the information provided by the user of the War Thunder forum, could be confirmed.
News that has also generated some memes like the one shared on the 3DJuegos site, where a user comment on Twitter that we have been 0 days since a military secret was disclosed in the forums of a video game.
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