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RuneScape studio spends million to upgrade infrastructure after DDoS attacks

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RuneScape developer Jagex has upgraded the browser-based MMO's infrastructure to help combat ongoing DDoS attacks on the game, CEO Mark Gerhard revealed in a recent blog post.

The company has been "the target of numerous DDoS attacks," writes Gerhard, stating the attacks are closely tied with "the removal of bots and gold farming."

As a result, Jagex has just made a multi-million pound investment to upgrade its IT infrastructure and is working closely with global law enforcement "to bring the people responsible for these attacks to justice."

Users with information on DDoS attacks can contact the studio at tipoff@jagex.com.