Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday January 30, 2018

False Hawaii Nuclear Alert Not a Mistake

I am not sure if this is good or bad. Hawaii officials have previously said that it was all a mistake, and folks pointed towards the system being hacked after this picture was uncovered with an official password stuck on a monitor with a sticky note. Seems as though now that the alert was fully intentional.

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WASHINGTON — The state worker in Hawaii who sent a false wireless alert warning of an inbound ballistic missile on Jan. 13 issued the message intentionally, thinking the state faced an actual threat, the Federal Communications Commission said on Tuesday.