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Security reporter hit by 'swatting' attack

A well-respected computer security reporter says he was the target of a con that sent an armed SWAT team to his front door.

By March 15, 2013

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Xbox 360 threat leads to SWAT team raid

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.

By February 14, 2012

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iMessage bug swats iPhone owners who switch to Android

Users who switch to Android report they can't receive messages from iPhone users who previously communicated with them over iMessage.

By January 5, 2012

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We are sooo getting trolled by Satoshi Nakamoto right now

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.

By March 7, 2014

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First boot with the PlayStation 4

Sony's latest console is packed full of new and improved features. Here's what you need to know to get started.

By November 14, 2013

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Accidental butt-dial brings SWAT team to school

A man who works in a school claims the cell phone in his pocket was too close to his bottom and ends up calling his last-dialed number, his wife's. His wife hears gangster-like words and calls the police.

By January 5, 2011

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Man calls 911 to report cell phone use in movie theater

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.

By September 10, 2013

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How to self-destruct on Twitter

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?

By August 12, 2013

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School massacre joke on Facebook sends teen to court

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.

By June 28, 2013

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Assault skills on display as SWAT teams compete (photos)

A West Coast SWAT team competition lets elite agents compare their prowess and share their techniques in real-life scenarios.

16 Images By September 17, 2010