Researchers Demonstrate How U.S. Emergency Alert System Can Be Hijacked and Weaponized

With a pirate cell tower, it's easy to send fake emergency alerts warning of a terrorist attack, nuclear bomb, or other disaster.


Why Homeland Security Unleashed an 'Alien Virus' on Silicon Valley

Short answer: It was to prove a point that wireless emergency alerts could be way better—and save more lives.


Millions of Cheap Cell Phones Don't Get Emergency Alerts

The issue is the newest target of digital divide activists.