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Watch: Hawaii"s Ballistic Missile Attack Alert Interrupts Live TV and It"s Terrifying

"This is not a drill," the false alert stated......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 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

I was in Hawaii when an alert warned of an impending missile attack — here"s what it was like in those 38 minutes of fear

Sarah Kimmorley I was in Hawaii on a family holiday on the day of the ballistic missile threat. The alert interrupted our breakfast at Denny&rsqu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 19th, 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

Hawaii Missile Alert Was Sent in Error, Triggering Panic and Exposing Flaws

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 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

Residents "Crying And Screaming" After False "ICBM Threat" Alert Rattles Hawaii; Gabbard Slams Trump

Update 2: More details are coming out surrounding just how this terrifying false alert impacted Hawaii's citizens.   NBC News reports that the ballistic missile threat left people "crying and screaming" in Hawaii on Saturday, the state's .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 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

Hawaii"s false missile alert sent by worker who thought attack on U.S. was imminent, FCC says

Hawaii"s false missile alert sent by worker who thought attack on U.S. was imminent, FCC says.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 30th, 2018

The employee behind the false Hawaii missile alert thought it was an actual emergency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday faulted the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency's procedures over a false emergency alert on January 13 of a pending missile attack that prompted widesp.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 30th, 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

The Wall Street Journal: Emergency-alert system under review after Hawaii debacle

Federal and local officials are reviewing the U.S. wireless emergency alert system after a false warning over an incoming ballistic missile rattled Hawaii on Saturday, exposing what officials say are troubling shortcomings in the network......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 14th, 2018

Hawaii panics after alert about incoming ballistic missile is sent in error

While the cellphone alerting system is in state authorities' hands, the detection of missile launches is the responsibility of the United States Strategic Command and Northern Command.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 14th, 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

Hawaii Missile Scare: Federal Officials to Probe False Attack Alert That Caused Mass Panic

“Emergency alerts are meant to keep us and our families safe, not to create false panic. We must investigate and we must do better,” tweeted FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 14th, 2018

People in Hawaii thought they would be hit by a missile attack: Here"s why

US Pacific Command in a separate statement said it detected no ballistic missile threat to Hawaii. Earlier message was sent in error, it said.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 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

38 minutes of panic: Here"s how people in Hawaii reacted to a false ballistic missile alert

38 minutes of panic: Here"s how people in Hawaii reacted to a false ballistic missile alert.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

Hawaii Officials Mistakenly Warn of Inbound Missile

Hawaii emergency management officials say a push alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile to Hawaii was a mistake......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 13th, 2018

FCC says launching full inquiry into false Hawaii missile alert

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Saturday it was launching a "full investigation" into a false wireless emergency alert that a ballistic missile was headed for Hawaii, the chairman of the commission said......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 13th, 2018