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An Investigation of Cheating in Online Games

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Jeff Yan, Professor Brian RandellORCiD



Cheating is rampant in current gameplay on the Internet but not well understood. In this article, the authors summarize various known cheating methods and define a taxonomy for online game cheating to help security experts and game developers alike.

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Author(s): Yan J, Randell B

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: IEEE Security & Privacy

Year: 2009

Volume: 7

Issue: 3

Pages: 37-44

Date deposited: 10/03/2010

ISSN (print): 1540-7993

ISSN (electronic): 1558-4046

Publisher: IEEE Computer Society


DOI: 10.1109/MSP.2009.60


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