With a simple string of offending characters, a prankster can crash your iOS device via Snapchat or Twitter.
The search giant has been embarrassed by recent stunts targeting Google Maps, reminiscent of "Google Hacks" designed to change search results to make political statements.
Technically Incorrect: A prankster troupe invades an Apple store, masquerading as employees. What results is instructive.
Fresh off "The Force Awakens," Mark Hamill will reprise his role as The Trickster in the 17th episode of The CW's TV series "The Flash."
Think public space is yours for talking loudly on your phone? Some folks in Beverly Hills, Calif., did, so a prankster hilariously crashed their gabfest.
In an apparent attempt at humor, Jason Willis put his neighbor's address and picture in a Craigslist sex-solicitation ad. Soon, she was receiving male callers, one of whom was not exactly dressed.
In the second part of a two-part piece of speculative fiction, Crave's Eric Mack time-travels to a day when everything is a little more awesome.
It's a mystery who's behind a prank that's sending Gingrich supporters to Web sites related to controversies in which he's embroiled.
A University of Rochester chemistry class thinks it's listening to its new professor. It's actually a prankster. And he gets them to turn off their laptops and cell phones.
Media finds weird news impossible to resist, even when it sounds too silly to be true. But it can fool people especially easily when coming from a place like Japan, birthplace of wacky trends.