EAS ‘Zombie Alerts’ Demonstrate System’s Vulnerability | AllAccess


EAS 'Zombie Alerts' Demonstrate System's Vulnerability | AllAccess.com

MONDAY, CBS affiliate KRTV (TV)/GREAT FALLS, MT and its CW affiliate digital multicast channel aired an alert sent as a prank warning of bodies “rising from the grave” and attacking the populace.

Later, ABC affiliate WBUP-TV, CW affiliate WBKP-TV, and PBS affiliate WNMU-TV/MARQUETTE, MI aired the same alert, and in LACROSSE, WI, MIDWEST FAMILY BROADCASTING, the morning show at Top 40 WIZM-F (Z93) played a tape of the GREAT FALLS incident, the tones on which accidentally triggered the alert and airing of the zombie warning at CBS affiliate WKBT-TV.

via EAS ‘Zombie Alerts’ Demonstrate System’s Vulnerability | AllAccess.com.

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