When outdoor warning sirens in Dallas cried wolf last Friday, Twitter sleuths concluded that a hacker hijacked the alarms through a vulnerable computer network. As it turns out, the sirens aren’t computerized at all — they’re controlled through a decade-old radio system, one the city just voted to spend $100,000 to upgrade.

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from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/12/dallas-emergency-system-100000-dollar-upgrade-radio-hack/?ncid=rss