A goal achieved by hacking where the hacker tricks 911 systems into deploying SWAT to an unsuspecting victim's home under false pretenses.
A new cyber crime called "swatting" is capable of putting people in danger from SWAT in there own homes by strangers thousands of miles away.
by neoeon December 18, 2007
Swatting is an internet prank/crime where someone finds your address either through your IP or because your name and location is known.Then they call 911 anonymously and report a fake emergency.Ex,someone can call and say that someone at that address is being held at a gun point or someone is going to commit suicide and a SWAT team would be dispatched to the address.

Its becoming a trend,it is only a matter of time before somebody gets killed.Anyone caught swatting could face serious charges — even federal charges for abusive 911 calls, false alarms or reports and then unauthorized use of telecommunications.
I got swatted yesterday by some hacker on the internet.Swatting should be stopped,its not funny.
by Droct August 27, 2014
British slang for studying for an exam.
I'll be swatting all week for finals.
by Stig's American Cousin June 06, 2010

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