Taylor Swift Fans Reportedly Had Their Ticketmaster Accounts Hacked
Taylor Swift fans were left vying for the popstar’s Lover Fest tickets when they went on sale late last year, and now, some are mortified to learn that their Ticketmaster accounts have been hacked – leaving their tickets no where to be found. In support of her 2019 record... Read more
Concert At Marist College Shut Down Amid Bomb Threats
During a concert on Sunday night at Marist College, a bomb threat was reported, sending concertgoers into a frenzy as they tried to evacuate the building. The choral performance took place at the Culinary Institute of America. In the middle of the show, a woman reported a man went... Read more
Vivid Seats App Found to Have Numerous “Critical” Security Flaws
A report by the American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research (ACI) found that the Vivid Seats app had a number of what it deemed “critical vulnerabilities” due to use of open source code. The report, which examined the ten most popular applications in the main categories available on... Read more
Ice Cube Show Goes On After Man Denied Entry Shot by Deputies
A California man was shot by a San Diego County sheriff’s deputy on Sunday after pulling a gun and firing several shots after he was told he couldn’t buy a ticket to a sold-out Ice Cube concert later that evening, according to several outlets. The man, identified as 22-year-old... Read more
Avett Brothers Show Cancelled After Man Gets Through Security With a Gun
The Avett Brothers were forced to call off a sold out show at the last minute when a man brought a handgun into the venue while security was attempting to verify his claim of being a law enforcement officer. The performance was scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in... Read more
Fans Complain As Foo Fighters Show Sees Massive Entry Delays
Increased security for a Foo Fighters show in Australia on Tuesday led to insane lines and fan complaints, as some found themselves at the back of the line in an entirely different suburb from the venue, according to coverage of the concert. Lines were so ridiculous that the start... Read more
Fans Endure Long Lines, Mobile Woes Before CFP Championship
While it appears that fears of a large-scale breakdown of the mobile-only ticketing scheme for the College Football Playoff Championship between Georgia and Alabama went unrealized, reports and social media show that the fan experience left much to be desired in Atlanta. With temperatures hovering not far above freezing... Read more
Is Ticketmaster’s Non-Secure Homepage a Reason for Consumer Concern?
The internet can be an awfully dangerous place, at least as far as personal information and fraud are concerned. Consumers need not have a long memory to think of the last time a massive data breach was exploited and the potential for fraud skyrocketed – often, that “day’s since... Read more