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This Is Not A Test: Vulnerability Found In US Emergency Alert System
2013-07-09 13:41:50

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The United States Emergency Alert System (EAS), which can interrupt TV and radio programming with critical information about national emergencies, could have a critical flaw. The service, which has long been trusted to deliver information during a crisis, reportedly has a major vulnerability that could allow hackers to break into the system and even broadcast fake messages to the United States. Security firm IOActive announced on...

2013-06-04 23:25:13

As an early warning defense system in any emergency, the Midland Weather and Emergency Alert System Alarm Kit 2 that Rehabmart now offers from Maxi-Aids helps users protect themselves and their loved ones in an emergency. This system monitors the NOAA Emergency Broadcast System 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and provides immediate notification of threatening weather or civil emergencies. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation...

Emergency Broadcast System Moves Into New Century
2011-11-17 09:26:10

The old and venerable emergency alert system is on its way to being updated for the 21st century with the news that wireless carrier Sprint will allow free, wireless emergency alerts to inform a population that is increasingly mobile and away from radio and television sets, Suzanne Choney of MSNBC is reporting. Sprint will allow no-charge text messages issued by the president as well as for emergencies and Amber Alerts for missing children. Only users within the affected areas will receive...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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