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PUBG Corporation Cracks Down on Cheaters/Hackers of the Game


Fans of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) are too frustrated with the unabated huge number of cheaters in the game. PUBG Corporation's development team posted in its blog on April 27 announcing that it was adopting extreme measures for upholding the security of private data of its legitimate players as well as fair play among them.


On 25th April, PUBG Corp reported about the arrest of fifteen suspects involved in the development and sale of programs employed for hacking into PUBG or cheating other players. Ryan Rigney of PUBG Corporation has posted that other than increasing security measures of the game as also enhancing its anti-cheat methods, there's been a workaround among the company and local authorities for bringing to book all those who create, trade, use or promote cheating/hacking programs in the game.


When 2018 started, Chinese officials on job with Tencent that in partnership with Bluehole for launching the PUBG game inside China detained 120 suspects allegedly involved in the development and fabrication of cheats to be used during the online game. Depending upon the names of the suspects, the majority of the detentions possibly also occurred inside China.


Rigney writes a few hack programs getting spread online consist of one Trojan horse named Huigezi, a Chinese backdoor worm. Evidently, the hack developers employed the particular Trojan for compromising players' computers, scrutinizing their data, as well as extracting information unlawfully. A rumor running since long that some specific cheating/hacking programs seize information out of players' computers is now proved true; so people should ponder again regarding using them, says Rigney. Techspot.com posted this, April 29, 2018.


The suspects have already been fined an incredible $5.1m, yet the amount could rise still more since more suspects are undergoing investigation.


Explaining further to the rumor turned fact, Rigney writes that utilizing unlawful programs don't just disrupt others online work, however, it could get the victims to eventually give away their personal information too.


In its statement PUBG Corp indicated it would keep on thwarting malicious programs as well as their developers. The company hopes it efforts and prohibition of deceitful players would be beneficial over the long term.

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