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Pokémon GO Spam, Ransomware, On the Rise - Threatpost

It didn't take long for attackers to start capitalizing on the popularity of Pokémon GO. Shortly after Niantic, the company behind the now ubiquitous app, released it last month, researchers spotted a malicious, backdoored version of the app on a file ...and more »

Pokémon Go Desperately Needs a Bug Bounty System - Gizmodo

This past weekend, many Pokemon Go gyms were rendered unplayable. Players trying to battle at sites like Big Ben were greeted not by a 'mon but by an egg that glitched the game, protecting these gyms from being defeated. Eggs appeared in New York City ...and more »

How Pokémon Go can help generate SEO and foot traffic - Search Engine Land

Pokémon Go is hot right now, but how can you use this new mobile gaming craze to your advantage? Columnist Tony Edward has some suggestions. Tony Edward on August 19, 2016 at 10:40 am. More. pokemon-go. Pokémon Go is all the rage right now, and it's ...and more »

Is the Pokémon Go craze over? - Mashable

Walking along Jones Beach Boardwalk one sultry August night last week, I paused frequently to line up Pokémon and catch them as my niece, her boyfriend and my two college-age kids walking alongside me did the same (only my wife abstained). As we neared ...and more »

Michigan attorney sees no 'good, easy answer' in Pokemon Go lawsuit -

DETROIT -- A wide array of head-scratching legal issues have come with the explosion of Pokemon Go, an immensely popular, augmented-reality game. On Aug. 10, Scott and Jayme Dodich of St. Clair Shores filed a class-action lawsuit in northern California ...and more »

'Pokémon GO' Needs An Endgame, Not PvP Battling Or Trading - Forbes

News and opinion about video games, technology and the internet Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Photo: Niantic. We're probably entering a time period in which you're going to see a lot of “The Death of Pokémon GO” pieces as ...and more »

Brit Hacks Pokemon Go Servers to Create Bot So Players Don't Have to Walk Around - Softpedia News

Mark Gore, a computer expert who moved to the city of South Ham from Liverpool, is the man behind a Pokemon GO bot that helps gamers play without having to go out of their houses and walk around for miles. In an interview with local UK newspaper The ...and more »

Pokémon Go developer confirms it's permanently banning cheaters - Polygon

Pokémon Go developer Niantic Labs is now issuing permanent bans to players whose accounts "show clear signs of cheating," the company said in a blog post last night. "After reviewing many reports of in-game cheating, we have started taking action ...and more »

Pokemon Go: if you've been wrongfully banned, head over here - VG247

Niantic has sent out a message about the bannings that are being handed out, and have offered a form for anyone who is wrongly banned. pokemon_go. An update on the official Pokemon Go website has addressed the issue of people getting banned from the ...and more »

How to avoid a driving warning in Pokémon Go - Android Central

How many times a day do you hit that "I'm a passenger" button? Too many. In an attempt to decrease the number of Pokémon Go players in the world who think it's a good idea to play while driving, Niantic's last update added a pop-up message when the GPS ...and more »