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FCC Investigating False Hawaii Missile Alert

6 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Hawaii residents were taken aback yesterday when they received an emergency alert on their handsets informing them that a ballistic missile was headed for their shores. It took more than 30 minutes for a clarification to be sent out as there was no threat and the alert was false. Subsequent clarifications have revealed that the alert was due to a human error and as state agencies have launched an investigation into the matter, so has the Federal Communications Commission.
The alert was sent out yesterday out of the blue informing residents that a ballistic missile threat is incoming...
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Hawaii Incoming Ballistic Missile Alert Was False

Hawaii Incoming Ballistic Missile Alert Was False

6 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Many Hawaiian residents were understandably frightened yesterday when they received an emergency alert on their smartphones yesterday out of the blue notifying them that a ballistic missile threat is inbound to Hawaii. To make matters worse, the alert mentioned that “THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” Fortunately, there was no missile speeding through the air aimed at Hawaii. It was a false emergency alert that was retracted 38 minutes after it was pushed out.
The alert advised residents of the incoming threat and cautioned that they should take shelter immediately. No further information was offered...
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