Block Common Cheat Engines From Hacking Mobile Apps

About Block Common Cheat Engines

An application is a masterpiece. It is the summation of all of your hard work, design, testing, re-testing, customer feedback and more. You have created the best app you can, and now, someone can take it, run a debugger or cheat engine, or activate ptrace hook, trace its execution of a target process, monitor ‘watch points’, and basically change it as they see fit.
Hackers all around the world try to hack almost any mobile game application to get hold of unlimited gold, coins, gems, etc. Sounds horrible right? Many apps today are tampered with, re-packaged, re-distributed, and modified at will by malicious parties looking to either re-use your unique advantage or harvest your users’ data by providing them with fake applications that look like yours.

Appdome’s Block Common Cheat Engines automatically detects and blocks common cheat engines that leverage memory tracing techniques from modifying your application.

This Knowledge Base article describes Appdome’s Block Common Cheat Engines capabilities and explains how to add it to any mobile app as part of a comprehensive mobile ONEShield™ protection by Appdome.
We hope you find this knowledge base useful and enjoy using Appdome!

About Appdome’s Block Common Cheat Engines prevention

Appdome is a mobile integration platform as a service (iPaaS) that allows users to add a wide variety of features, SDKs, and APIs to Android and iOS apps. Using a simple ‘click to add’ user interface, Appdome allows anyone to easily implement Block Common Cheat Engines prevention in any mobile app – instantly, no code or coding required.

Using Appdome, there is no development or coding required. Using Appdome, mobile apps will have the Block Common Cheat Engines prevention as if it was natively coded into the app – all without writing or changing a single line of code.

Block Common Cheat Engines prevents malicious users from running ptrace against the fused app processes and preventing debuggers and malicious software from attaching it.

Appdome Anti-Reversing protection along with Anti-Tampering and Anti-Debugging defend any mobile app from being tampered and debugged by malicious attackers. With Appdome’s Block Common Cheat Engines Appdome hardens this defense and prevents any cheats engine (or Cheat Engine app) and debuggers from running on the protected app and modifying its memory.

Prerequisites for Using Appdome’s Block Common Cheat Engines

How to Add Block Common Cheat Engines protection to Any Mobile App on Appdome

Follow these step-by-step instructions to add Block Common Cheat Engine protection to Any Mobile App.

Upload a Mobile App to Your Account

Please follow these steps to add a mobile app to your Appdome account.
If you don’t have an Appdome account, click here to create an account.

From the Build tab, select Security

  1. Go to HackZero™ which is under Appdome Security Suite
  2. Expend the Instrumentation Prevention section
  3. Click on the toggle to enable Block Common Cheat Engines
  4. Click Build My App

appdome block common cheat engines protection

The technology behind Build My App has two major elements – (1) a microservice architecture filled with 1000s of code sets needed for mobile integrations, and (2) an adaptive code generation engine that can recognize the development environment, frameworks and methods in each app and match the app to the relevant code-sets needed to add Block Common Cheat Engines prevention to the mobile app in seconds.

Congratulations! You now have a mobile app fully integrated with Block Common Cheat Engines prevention.

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After Adding Block Common Cheat Engines prevention to a Mobile App on Appdome

After you have added Block Common Cheat Engines prevention to any Mobile App on Appdome, there are a few additional steps needed to complete your mobile integration project. Read this Knowledge Base article to learn what to do after you successfully build an app. It explains both optional steps and required steps.

That is it – Enjoy Appdome with Block Common Cheat Engines in your app!

How Do I Learn More?

Check out Appdome’s Mobile App Security Suite or request a demo at any time.

If you have any questions, please send them our way at or via the chat window on the Appdome platform.

Thank you!

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