Overwatch – Jail sentences and heavy fines await hackers in South Korea

According Overwatch’s South Korean forum, a total of 13 hackers in the popular team shooter were captured by the South Korean police after a complain from Blizzard. Handled by Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency’s cyber-safety department, a year-long investigation have actually been carried out since January 2017 to identify the culprits. One of the hackers was sentenced to 2 years suspended jail term in October 2017, while another was fined around USD 9,300 for his acts. The other 11 cases are now either under investigation by the prosecuting attorney’s office or in the process of proceeding in the district courts.