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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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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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LAPD faces off with Call of Duty statue in game studio raid

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.

By May. 31, 2013

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Could cyborg insects act as first responders?

DARPA-funded research looks at how to bug bugs and generate electricity from their movements and body heat.

By Nov. 27, 2011

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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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So I went to Best Buy to confuse an iPad with a Samsung

Posing as a naive human being (not hard), I went into a Best Buy to see whether it is humanly possible to confuse the two tablets. The experience was instructive.

By Aug. 15, 2012

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Sometimes we get it right: FTC slaps down N-Data's improper use of patents

Sometimes the US gets it right on patents.

By Jan. 29, 2008

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OpenSUSE 11.1: A new license signals renewed community

Novell is improving its license for openSUSE to improve the community-development activities that come with it.

By Dec. 18, 2008

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Hands-on with the PlayStation Move

After trying out both the Microsoft Kinect and Nintendo 3DS, we got to test-drive the third big hardware product of E3 2010, Sony's PlayStation Move.

By Jun. 16, 2010

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Debunking Linux kernel myths, Greg Kroah-Hartman style

Think you know how the Linux kernel is developed? Think again

By Dec. 10, 2007