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 »

These Pokemon Go cheats won't get you banned - BGR

Not all Pokemon Go players have the time and resources needed to play Pokemon Go as it should be played – and the game's bugs and lack of a proper Pokemon tracker don't make things any easier – so it's understandable that some players are resorting to ...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 more »

Pokemon GO's Biggest Ban Wave Is Going Out Today - Twinfinite

A couple of days back, Niantic rustled some feathers as ban emails began popping up in select Pokemon GO player inboxes, yet that was seemingly the start of something much larger. Basically, it's official – permanent bans are now being doled out by the ...and more »

Pokemon Go Cheaters Will Be Banned, Developer Says - GameSpot

Pokemon Go developer Niantic Labs has confirmed that it's now "taking action" against cheaters. The announcement, which was made in a blog post Thursday night, comes about a week after initial reports emerged about Niantic permanently banning players ...and more »

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

We're probably entering a time period in which you're going to see a lot of “The Death of Pokémon GO” pieces as users start to decline in areas where the game has been out a while, and overall buzz seems like it's weakening. I think those articles will ...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).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 ...and more »

How not to get banned by Pokemon Go, and what to do if you do - CNET

Niantic is putting the smackdown on Pokemon Go cheaters , so it's important to know what can get you banned and what you can do if you are banned so you don't lose your beloved pocket monsters.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 ...and more »