PUBG Mobile bans over 21 lakh accounts for hacking. How to protect your data

PUBG Mobile stated in its sixteenth report that 42% more scammers were banned than last week, that is from December 11th to 17th. The report also found that more than 2,127,454 accounts were suspended for fraud, with each account permanently banned.

In the first report, released on August 29, 1,273,152 accounts were blocked and the second report started 1,838,223 accounts.

Last week, PUBG Mobile suspended 1,498,044 accounts for fraud, which is 42% more scammers compared to the previous one.

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Dissolution of the blocked PUBG Mobile accounts:

2% of Conqueror accounts

8% of the Ace tier accounts

15% of Crown Tier accounts

17% of Diamond Tier accounts

15% of the Platinum Tier accounts

12% of the gold tier accounts

9% of the silver tier accounts

22% of the bronze tier accounts

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Forbidden cheat report:

15% of the cheats were banned due to the use of auto-aiming that automatically shot enemies using third-party scripts.

Around 18% used x-ray visions to gain an unfair advantage and see the enemy’s position through ceilings and walls.

11% used speed hacks to outperform enemies with an unfair movement advantage.

12% of scammers received suspensions for using an area damage modification that allowed them to instantly kill others with increased bullet damage.

31% of hackers received bans for using the character model hack modification to gain an unfair advantage with third-party plugins.

The remaining 13% were banned for reasons unknown.

How PUBG Mobile keeps the game fair:

To implement fair gameplay, the developers created an anti-cheat feature called Video Review Station. Players can decide whether a reported player hacks or not.

If the maximum number of replies says he / she is guilty, the officers review the footage for further review before making the final call.

Tips from PUBG Mobile to protect your account from hackers:

Tip 1: Have a new password for each account.

Tip 2: enable two-factor authentication.

Tip 3: change the password every six months.

Tip 4: never share your accounts with anyone.