Swatting

03.29.19
'Call of Duty' swatter to serve 20 years in prison
03.29.19

'Call of Duty' swatter to serve 20 years in prison

Tyler Barriss swatted a man over a $1.50 bet in 'Call of Duty.'

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01.24.19
US charges 'Call of Duty' swatter's alleged co-conspirators
01.24.19

US charges 'Call of Duty' swatter's alleged co-conspirators

They reportedly helped him make false bomb and shooter threats.

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12.11.18
Facebook's headquarters evacuated due to bomb threat (updated)
12.11.18

Facebook's headquarters evacuated due to bomb threat (updated)

Police have warned people to avoid the area.

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11.13.18
Swatter behind deadly 'Call of Duty' hoax pleads guilty to 51 charges
11.13.18

Swatter behind deadly 'Call of Duty' hoax pleads guilty to 51 charges

Tyler Barriss faces at least 20 years in prison for multiple crimes.

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10.28.18
After Math: Life imitating art imitating life
10.28.18

After Math: Life imitating art imitating life

Numbers, because they're the only things making sense anymore

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10.27.18
Recommended Reading: Midterms have already been hacked
10.27.18

Recommended Reading: Midterms have already been hacked

The best long-form writing on technology and more on the web.

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10.25.18
Infamous swatter faces 46 more charges, including bomb threats
10.25.18

Infamous swatter faces 46 more charges, including bomb threats

Tyler Barriss is currently awaiting trial for involuntary manslaughter.

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10.02.18
Seattle PD registry opens for residents worried about 'swatting'
10.02.18

Seattle PD registry opens for residents worried about 'swatting'

A heads-up can inform how police respond if a 911 call claims you have an emergency.

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05.25.18
Notorious Kansas swatter charged in net neutrality bomb threat
05.25.18

Notorious Kansas swatter charged in net neutrality bomb threat

Tyler Barriss was indicted for famously interrupting the net neutrality vote.

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