Cheating in Online Games-Threats and Solutions
Cheating is an old concept in game playing. Card, board games and other none electronic games all have to deal with the possibility of someone not playing by the rules, or cheaters. Some none electronic game types have potential economic revenue for cheaters. One example is the card game poker when using money to bet. Others have only the thrill of winning. Electronic online games often have both. A survey for a suitable taxonomy and the selection of one used in this report has been done. Publicly known cheats for some selected online games has been surveyed. Some possible solutions against cheating have been proposed.