Flaw in Emergency Alert Systems Could Allow Hackers to Trigger False Alarms

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) A serious vulnerability has been exposed in “emergency alert systems” that could be exploited remotely via radio frequencies to activate all the sirens, allowing hackers to trigger false alarms.

The emergency alert sirens are used worldwide to alert citizens about natural disasters, man-made disasters, and emergency situations, such as dangerous weather conditions, severe storms, tornadoes

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