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  • Zombie apocalypse broadcast from hacker

    February 11, 2013 7:22 PM

    A TV station hacker warned of zombies rising from the grave in Montana. The regular programming of KRTV was hacked and the hacker warned bodies were "attacking the living" and people should not "approach or apprehend these bodies as they are extremely dangerous." The hacker broke into the Emergency Alert... more »
  • First national EAS test not without glitches

    November 9, 2011 4:51 PM

    WASHINGTON - It was only a test, but it didn't go so well. Discrepancies were reported across the country during the first-ever test of the Emergency Alert System today. Some television and radio stations did not air the test at all. Some who aired it stayed with the... more »
  • Emergency Alert Test set for Wednesday

    November 8, 2011 6:28 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is preparing the country for the first nationwide test of the country's emergency alert system on Wednesday. The test will occur at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday and will last about 30 seconds, presidential spokesman Jay Carney told reporters. The alert system can... more »

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