Available for just two weeks now, Pokémon Go is already breaking records. With more than 26 million daily users, the free smart phone app gets more play every day than Twitter’s and Facebook’s apps. Just last weekend, a group of hackers attacked the Pokémon Go servers, causing the game to lock up, deny logins, and take an unusually long time to load.
If hackers are after you, you know you’re on to something good.
Philadelphians have not been letting the overwhelmed servers stop them from stalking like sleepwalkers up and down the city’s narrow streets, one eye on their phones, the other on the sidewalk, ever alert for the next Pokémon to come along. Hopefully they are as alert to oncoming vehicles. Continue Reading →