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The Internet of things: hacker makes all city’s emergency sirens go off at once

by | 9th, April 2017

When everything is on the Internet, it might be wise to sleep with one eye open and beneath a tinfoil blanket. People living in Dallas didn’t get much sleep when a hacker triggered the city’s 156 emergency sirens used to hail sever weather to wail all at once 60 times from 11.42 pm until 1.17am.

Feel safer?

 

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