emergency alert system
Two local television stations say hackers broke into their Emergency Alert System with messages warning of a zombie apocalypse.
Western Michigan University officials say they’re looking at campus security measures in the wake of the Connecticut school shooting as well as recent issues with its emergency alert system.
For the first time in history, everyone in the US will hear an Emergency Alert System test on every radio station and television channel Wednesday.
The first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System will occur Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. Eastern time.
Don’t be alarmed by the red bar on your screen and the radio message. The test was created only to help the federal government, state agencies and first responders ensure the reliability of the emergency alert system.