Swatting

12.30.17
LAPD arrested a 25-year-old suspect in Wichita 'swatting' case
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LAPD arrested a 25-year-old suspect in Wichita 'swatting' case

Tyler Raj Barris has been arrested previously for phoning in bomb threats.

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12.29.17
Alleged swatting hoax ends in the death of a father of two (updated)
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Alleged swatting hoax ends in the death of a father of two (updated)

The hoax was apparently sparked by a disagreement over a ‘Call of Duty’ game.

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02.02.16
Politician rallying against SWATting falls victim herself
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Politician rallying against SWATting falls victim herself

Congresswoman Katherine Clark says this only strengthens her resolve against the potentially deadly prank.

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08.04.15
Twitch bans streamer who faked his own swatting
08.04.15

Twitch bans streamer who faked his own swatting

What don't you do to celebrate getting 800k followers on Twitch? Fake getting arrested.

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05.22.15
Lizard Squad member pleads guilty to harassing women gamers
05.22.15

Lizard Squad member pleads guilty to harassing women gamers

The co-called Lizard Squad have established that they're pretty terrible people, but one of the me...

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01.21.15
GamerGate target starts online harassment prevention program
01.21.15

GamerGate target starts online harassment prevention program

Despite Twitter making it easier to report cyber harassment, its measures still fall woefully shor...

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01.17.15
UK teen arrested over suspected involvement in Xbox Live, PSN DDoS attacks
01.17.15

UK teen arrested over suspected involvement in Xbox Live, PSN DDoS attacks

An 18-year-old male was arrested as part of a larger investigation into the attacks which brought d...

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