A well-respected computer security reporter says he was the target of a con that sent an armed SWAT team to his front door.
The strange saga around the "outing" of Bitcoin's creator continues to get weirder, leading Crave's Eric Mack to draw his own surprising conclusion about the identity of the real Satoshi Nakamoto.
A Texas boy claims that while playing Xbox 360 Call of Duty online, someone in a chat room threatens to hack his information and get a SWAT team to his house. The SWAT team duly arrives. Panic ensues.
Blogger during the Toronto International Film Festival is so incensed about cell phone use during a screening that he calls the emergency line. Later, he explains that he thought the cell phoners were pirating the movie.
Users who switch to Android report they can't receive messages from iPhone users who previously communicated with them over iMessage.
Golfer Lee Westwood apologizes after a series of hissing tweets at pesterers. Days before, famous porn professor and male feminist Hugo Schwyzer uses Twitter to admit he's a fraud. Why on Twitter?
During an exchange on Facebook with a fellow gamer, an 18-year-old allegedly threatens to "shoot up a school full of kids," then says he's joking. Reportedly in jail for months, he's now due to be tried for terroristic threats.
Placing a life-size statue of a gunman in a window may not be the best idea, but that's what the LAPD confronted when officers stormed the offices of Robotoki.
Dinosaurs, centurions, cheerleaders and an albino minotaur: must be an ad for Samsung's new smart TVs.
Concerns about privacy, facial recognition, cell phone tracking, and infrared surveillance have dealt a setback to law enforcement's growing enthusiasm for aerial drones.