Hackers Arrested For Developing and Selling Cheat Software for PUBG Game
Mostly, popular game has a problem with cheaters that altered the game architecture, manipulates the source code of the game or embedded malicious software or some lines of code that gives unfair advantages to the player such cheat software for PUBG is developed by Chinese Hackers.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is an online multiplayer battle royale game developed and published by PUBG Corporation, a subsidiary of South Korean video game company Bluehole which suffers from the hackers for developing cheat code that contains malicious programs as allowing the hackers to gain access of the user’s PC to extract sensitive data.
One of the largest sources of cheat software comes from China. The latest report from the Chinese resources concludes that the total number of hackers that has been arrested reached 141 now.
The Game’s distributors and Tencent Holdings Ltd. and local law enforcement have been working together from several months for trying to take down the group of hackers linked with developing programs and applications that gives PUBG players illegitimate access in the game during play.
Police captured different types of electronics such as Computers, Laptops, phones, HDDs and others hardware which is over 200 in quantity.
One of the core Tencent minds behind WeChat, Allen Zheng said that the war being waged between hackers and software companies:”It’s a never-ending battle. You come up with something effective today, but encounter something completely different the next day.” Allen Zheng has stated, Arresting seems like a more effective solution to dealing with organizations developing cheat apps is to punish them in real life, rather than attempting to combat the endlessly evolving software they develop.