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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 Mar. 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 Feb. 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 Jan. 5, 2012

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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 Jan. 5, 2011

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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 Sep. 17, 2010

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Unable to beat Netflix, Blockbuster swats at GameFly

Blockbuster adds game rentals to its by-mail service. It will offer over 3,000 titles, in addition to the 95,000 movies and television shows it currently offers.

By Aug. 10, 2010

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When engineers, former SWAT officers get the sex-toy vibe

Wired commentator Regina Lynn writes about what happens when people from outside the adult industry apply tech expertise to sex-toy design.

By Feb. 15, 2008

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Red Hat swats Microsoft's European patent ruling

Red Hat isn't buying Microsoft's patent ruling in Europe.

By Oct. 25, 2007

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It takes a village: Group bug-swatting for the iPhone

Users are resorting to makeshift solutions for iPhone bugs and some compatibility issues are resolved.

By Jul. 11, 2007

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SWAT 4 gets an update

Sierra has released its version 1.1 patch for SWAT 4.

By Jun. 21, 2005