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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Please stop posting your X-rays to social media

Many people post unredacted medical images to Twitter and Instagram. They shouldn’t because the details included on the image often can compromise personal identity online and in rare instances, lead to a possible attack on an exposed piece of medical IT infrastructure.

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New UK legal guidelines for law enforcement and social media

The UK’s Crown Prosecution Services (CPS) has recently updated its social media guidelines for prosecutors and law enforcement in an effort to aid them in deciding on whether charges can be pressed against internet users based on certain online behaviors.

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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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