As part of its continued efforts to combat cheating in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, PUBG Corp. has stepped up its efforts to now include arresting people for illegally developing and selling mods that contained harmful Trojan horse code that would then steal user information.
Which is the illegal part we assume, not the modding of the game. The arrests happened in China where those involved were then fined approximately 30 million RNB (Chinese Renminbi), which is the equivalent of $5.1 million USD. Taking to Steam to make the announcement PUB Corp. notes that arrests are now a part of its anti-cheat measures.
"We’ve upgraded our security measures, improved our anti-cheat solutions, and recently even added a new anti-cheat solution on top of all that," said PUBG Copr. in a statement
. "In the meantime, we’ve also been continuously gathering information on hack developers (and sellers) and have been working extensively with multiple partners and judicial authorities to bring these people to justice."
Adding, "The longstanding rumor that hacking/cheating programs extract information from users’ PCs has been confirmed to be true."