5 years for swatter who caused a man’s death for a Twitter handle

We look at the history of doxing and swatting, and talk about the most recent awful example of someone losing their life to this tactic.

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How to protect yourself from doxing

Doxing, or collecting and spreading private information about a user online, is a form of cyber harassment, stalking, and even a potential threat to physical safety. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself against it.

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What is Doxing? Doxing explained.

A short explanation about what doxing is, namely gathering personally identifiable information with intent or threat to publicize it, and we tried to give some pointers about prevention.

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