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2014-04-07 08:27:26

Orlando, West Palm Beach TV stations testing M-EAS capabilities to enhance public safety as Hurricane Season approaches LAS VEGAS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the 2014 Hurricane Season approaches, television stations in Florida are showing how the new emergency alert capabilities of mobile digital TV will deliver lifesaving information as video, alert banners, maps, and text alerts to mobile DTV-equipped devices. Stations testing the enhanced alerting capabilities of the...

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...


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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