Hacked TV channels broadcast zombie apocalypse emergency alert [VIDEO]

Graham Cluley
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Chances are that you have seen pictures of hacked road signs, warning you that a zombie invasion is underway, and chuckled to yourself.

But would you be laughing as hard if your favourite TV programme was interrupted by an emergency alert telling you that the bodies of the dead had risen from their graves, and attacking the public.

Check out the following video, which shows what happened to Public TV 13 and CBS affiliate KRTV in Montana after someone hacked into the Emergency Alert System…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the cybersecurity industry, having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Bluesky, or drop him an email.

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