Visible to the public "Hacker Uses Early Warning System for Fake Message Campaign"Conflict Detection Enabled

Systems used by an Australian company, called the Early Warning Network (EWN), were recently infiltrated by a hacker. EWN provides alerts pertaining to severe weather, floods, bushfires, and more, to Australian citizens. The compromise of systems used by the emergency warning service allowed the hacker to send fake messages to subscribers. This article continues to discuss the hacking of EWN systems, the unauthorized alerts that were sent out by the hacker, and other incidents in which emergency systems were compromised by hackers.

Naked Security reports "Hacker Uses Early Warning System for Fake Message Campaign"