swatting

Swatting: not a new phenomenon, but the cost is rising

May 19, 2015
The prank's cost is going up for police departments and emergency call centers.
Posted In: swatting, online gaming, police, law enforcement

Women get “swatted” too

Mar 26, 2015
Swatting, the act of calling a SWAT team as a prank, isn't just victimizing men.
Posted In: doxxing, 4chan, swatting

The dangerous trio of twitch, streaming, and swatting

Aug 28, 2014
The same week Amazon buys Twitch, one of its users films a dangerous prank.
Posted In: swatting, twitch.tv, Twitch, gaming, video games