The Security Risks of Pokémon Go, Explained (PolitiFact)


The “augmented reality” smartphone game was released eight days ago. Now a zillion adults share their obsession alongside kids who are too young to remember the original anime game from the ‘90s. People have been busted trampling through cemeteries chasing the colorful pocket monsters. The Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. had to declare itself a Pokémon-free zone.

The mobile game outpaced Tinder and Twitter as the most-downloaded app since July 6, 2016, its first day of availability in the United States.

Guess who’s not playing Pokémon Go: cyber security experts.