swatting

Ubisoft ‘Hostage’ Situation Was a Fake Bomb Ransom Attempt

Yesterday evening, we reported on a rather alarming situation that was occurring at Ubisoft's Montreal HQ. Although details were somewhat…

4 months ago

Man Guilty Of Swatting Death Sentenced To 20 Years

Swatting Death Man Given 20-Year Sentence Over the last few years, a rather pervasive trend hit the internet. More prevalent…

2 years ago

Seattle Police Launches Anti-Swatting PSA Campaign

Police Crackdown on Swatting Swatting is a term that describes a common malicious "prank" perpetuated on Twitch or YouTube streamers…

2 years ago

Three Men Arrested For US Swatting Death

Three Men Arrested For Swatting Death Incident Swatting, if you are not aware, is where people or a person reports…

3 years ago

LAPD Arrest Suspect in ‘Swatting’ Hoax That Led to Shooting Death

The Los Angeles Police Department has now arrested 25-year old Tyler Raj Barris. This is for his involvement in a…

3 years ago

Call of Duty ‘Swatting’ Prank Results in Police Shooting Death

The term Swatting comes from the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) forces who break down people's doors. They are often…

3 years ago

British Man Charged for Terror Hoax Call and ‘Swatting’ US Gamer

Robert McDaid, a 21-year old from Coventry has become the first non-US citizen to be charged for "Swatting" and calling…

4 years ago

Skype Hides Your IP in Effort to Protect You

We've all heard or seen about Swatting, but for those who haven't let me explain its principle. Normally it happens…

5 years ago

Las Vegas Man Arrested for ‘Swatting’

Swatting, the act of calling real SWAT police on unsuspecting gamers is a freaking dangerous stunt to pull. It's also…

6 years ago

Another Arrested Over Lizard Squad Attacks

Police have arrested another person believed to be connected to the DDoS attacks upon Xbox Live and PlayStation Network over…

6 years ago

15 Year Old Boy Who “Swatted” Gamer Convicted of Domestic Terrorism!

Update: Turns out this story¬†was a hoax, the following article should be seen as satire at best. Recently we brought…

7 years ago

SWAT Team Pull Real Guns on Counter Strike Player Mid-Game

Having the local SWAT team called around to your house is no laughing matter and Jordan "Kootra" Mathewson go a…

7 years ago