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Beverly Hills Courier
South LA Man Suspected of “Swatting” Prank That Ended in Death Will Not Fight Extraditiontargeting the Major League Gaming conference in Dallas and the Federal Communic
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 17 days ago
targeting the Major League Gaming conference in Dallas and the Federal Communications Commission. Cybersecurity reporter Brian Krebs unearthed Twitter posts from the same account boasting of swatting calls affecting about 10 homes and 100... Read more
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WA Today
Why a Twitter user claims to have made the 'swatting' call that led police to kill a manthreats are more fun and cooler than swats in my opinion and I should have just
WA Today / Posted 21 days ago
threats are more fun and cooler than swats in my opinion and I should have just stuck to that," Swautistic told reporter Brian Krebs on Friday. "But I began making $ doing some swat requests." Several hours later, Los Angeles police arrested a... Read more
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The Age
Why a Twitter user claims to have made the 'swatting' call that led police to kill a manthreats are more fun and cooler than swats in my opinion and I should have just
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
threats are more fun and cooler than swats in my opinion and I should have just stuck to that," Swautistic told reporter Brian Krebs on Friday. "But I began making $ doing some swat requests." Several hours later, Los Angeles police arrested a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Why a Twitter user claims to have made the 'swatting' call that led police to kill a manthreats are more fun and cooler than swats in my opinion and I should have just
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 days ago
threats are more fun and cooler than swats in my opinion and I should have just stuck to that," Swautistic told reporter Brian Krebs on Friday. "But I began making $ doing some swat requests." Several hours later, Los Angeles police arrested a... Read more
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CNET
Security reporter hit by 'swatting' attackFairfax County, Va., police outside Brian Krebs' home after the 'swatting' atta
CNET / Posted 21 days ago
Fairfax County, Va., police outside Brian Krebs' home after the 'swatting' attack. Brian Krebs "Swatting" is what you do to a fly that's buzzing around your head. But when that fly is respected security reporter Brian Krebs, swatting is what you do... Read more
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CNET
Arrest made in Call of Duty-linked 'swatting' shooting deathamong online gamers and hackers. The FBI estimates that roughly 400 cases of sw
CNET / Posted 21 days ago
among online gamers and hackers. The FBI estimates that roughly 400 cases of swatting occur annually. Security researcher Brian Krebs, himself a former swatting victim, tracked down the alleged parties to the dispute on Twitter. According to... Read more
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Fortune
Serial SWAT Hoaxer Arrested in Call of Duty-Linked Police Killinghave been responsible for a bomb threat that disrupted the FCC’s vote to repeal
Fortune / Posted 21 days ago
have been responsible for a bomb threat that disrupted the FCC’s vote to repeal net neutrality rules. Security researcher Brian Krebs, himself a former swatting victim, tracked down what appear to be tweets by the perpetrator of the attack. After... Read more
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EuroNews
Trump named Worst Password Offender of 2017 … are you guilty too?using the username/password combination "admin/admin" for some of its online po
EuroNews / Posted 21 days ago
using the username/password combination "admin/admin" for some of its online portals, as reported by security researcher Brian Krebs. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have found that there are a lot of misconceptions about what makes a... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
"SWATing" prank call led to officer-involved shooting, police sayeverything we can to assist the authorities in this matter." She declined to di
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 21 days ago
everything we can to assist the authorities in this matter." She declined to disclose other details. Cybersecurity blogger Brian Krebs posted Friday that he was contacted by someone in control of the @GoredTutor36 Twitter account, a serial SWATer... Read more
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CBS News
"SWATing" prank call led to officer-involved shooting, police sayeverything we can to assist the authorities in this matter." She declined to di
CBS News / Posted 21 days ago
everything we can to assist the authorities in this matter." She declined to disclose other details. Cybersecurity blogger Brian Krebs posted Friday that he was contacted by someone in control of the @GoredTutor36 Twitter account, a serial SWATer... Read more
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The Columbian
Internet of things devices ripe for hackers’ attentionMirai source code to the world to cover his tracks. The code is still circulati
The Columbian / Posted 27 days ago
Mirai source code to the world to cover his tracks. The code is still circulating online and causing damage, according to Brian Krebs, of KrebsOnSecurity.com. Protect yourself Krebs advises taking these precautions to keep your internet of... Read more
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TribLIVE
How to protect your internet-of-things devicesMirai source code to the world to cover his tracks. The code is still circulati
TribLIVE / Posted 27 days ago
Mirai source code to the world to cover his tracks. The code is still circulating online and causing damage, according to Brian Krebs, of KrebsOnSecurity.com. Krebs advises taking these precautions to keep your Internet of things devices... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Looking to buy some stolen credit card numbers? Just head to Facebookand pop up so frequently, that Facebook has a hard time keeping up. According
Stamford Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
and pop up so frequently, that Facebook has a hard time keeping up. According to a 2016 post by computer security blogger Brian Krebs, fraudsters can use different types of CVV information to create physical clones of credit cards or to make... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Looking to buy some stolen credit card numbers? Just head to Facebookand pop up so frequently, that Facebook has a hard time keeping up. According
Connecticut Post / Posted 29 days ago
and pop up so frequently, that Facebook has a hard time keeping up. According to a 2016 post by computer security blogger Brian Krebs, fraudsters can use different types of CVV information to create physical clones of credit cards or to make... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Equifax Could Be Selling Your Salary History. Here’s How To Protect Itit “do[es] not know of any specific fraud incidents linked with the Work Number
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 30 days ago
it “do[es] not know of any specific fraud incidents linked with the Work Number.” On October 8, 2017, after security expert Brian Krebs blogged about another security flaw in the Work Number’s consumer application portal, Equifax took it offline for... Read more

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