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The false Hawaii missile alert was caused by an employee pushing the wrong button, governor says

Twitter/@rveIvts A false alarm was broadcast to Hawaii on Saturday warning of an inbound ballistic missile, causing widespread panic. Officials quickly confirmed afterward that the alert was a f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

The false-alarm missile alert in Hawaii was much more of a disaster than previously thought

Thomson Reuters The Hawaii employee responsible for transmitting an emergency alert falsely warning of a ballistic missile earlier in January has been fired. The employee .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 30th, 2018

Employee Who Sent False Hawaii Ballistic Missile Alert Has Been Fired

Update: Following the publication of an FCC report on the Hawaii ballistic missile false alarm, the as-yet-unnamed employee has finally been fired. In the days after the epic mistake, the employee was transferred to another departme.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 30th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Hawaii false alarm an ‘unfortunate situation’ Homeland Security chief says

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen cautioned Sunday that Americans should not react to Saturday’s false alarm in Hawaii, warning of a nonexistent ballistic missile attack, by disregarding emergency warnings in the future......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 14th, 2018

Shocking Video Shows Kid Placed In Storm Drain During Hawaii"s False ICBM Warning

Not only did yesterday's stunning false alarm warning of inbound ballistic missiles leave Hawaiians "crying and screaming", it caused some parents to resort to hiding their ch.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 14th, 2018

Hawaii panics after inbound missile alert goes off in error

A ballistic missile warning system alert in Hawaii went off erroneously on Sunday creating panic among the islanders, even as the officials dubbed it a “false alarm.” At around 8.07 am local Hawaii........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 14th, 2018

Hawaii Missile-Attack False Alarm Triggered by Clicking Wrong Button

The false alert of a ballistic missile attack that unleashed panic across Hawaii was triggered when a state employee accidentally hit the wrong button on a computer, an official said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 13th, 2018

News anchor posts terrified texts she received after a false alarm about an impending ballistic missile threat in Hawaii

News anchor posts terrified texts she received after a false alarm about an impending ballistic missile threat in Hawaii.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

Hawaii news anchor posts terrified texts she received after a false alarm about an impending ballistic missile threat

Hawaii news anchor posts terrified texts she received after a false alarm about an impending ballistic missile threat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

White House says false ballistic missile threat was "purely a state exercise" in Hawaii

An emergency alert went out Saturday morning warning Hawaii of an incoming ballistic missile threat. The alert turned out to be a false alarm. As state officials quickly worked to address the mistake, the White House released a statement in which it appea.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

Panic ensues after false alarm warns of incoming ballistic missile threat to Hawaii

Panic ensues after false alarm warns of incoming ballistic missile threat to Hawaii.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

Video shows the horrifying moment when a false ballistic missile threat alert interrupted a soccer game on TV in Hawaii

Michael Hight/US Navy via Getty People in Hawaii woke up to a frightening emergency alert Saturday morning which warned of an impending missile targeting the state. It was a false alarm.   The aler.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

Hawaii receives "false alarm" about ballistic-missile threat that sends residents scrambling for shelter

A scary mess.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2018

Hawaii Employee Who Sent False Missile Alert Thought Attack Was Real

In an interesting twist to the story of the erroneous ballistic missile alert that sent Hawaiians into state of frenzied panic earlier this month after it materialized on their smartphone s.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 30th, 2018

Hawaii worker who sent false missile alarm thought the threat was real, FCC says

The Federal Communications Commission said on Tuesday that the Hawaii public employee who sent a message to everyone in the state warning of a b.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 30th, 2018

Hawaii"s governor said he couldn"t notify the public of the false missile alarm because he forgot his Twitter password

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 22nd, 2018

Here"s the incomprehensible screen that led Hawaii to send a terrifying missile alert by mistake

Thomson Reuters A photograph of the poor user interface used by the operator who sent a terrifying alert to Hawaii residents on Saturday telling them about an inbound ballistic missil.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 16th, 2018

Japan’s National Broadcaster Accidentally Sent Out a False North Korea Missile Alert

Just three days after a similar incident in Hawaii. Just three days after an employee mistakenly triggered a missile alert in Hawaii, Japan is facing its own false alarm. NHK, Japan's national broadcasting organization, mistaken.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 16th, 2018

Hawaii Missile T-Shirts Go On Sale Days After False Alarm Sparks Mass Panic

Been there, got the T-shirt......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 15th, 2018

U.S. Reviews Emergency-Alert System After Hawaii Mishap

A false warning over an incoming ballistic missile rattled Hawaii on Saturday, exposing what officials say are troubling shortcomings in the network......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 15th, 2018