• Hawaii missile attack alert sparks mistaken terror

    8 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    A terrifying false warning of an incoming missile sent residents of Hawaii into a panic earlier today, after blaring news of an imminent strike on their smartphones. “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii,” the all-capitals message warned. “Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.” While not a drill, it wasn't connected to a real threat, either. According to the...
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  • Hawaii missile alert on smartphones was false alarm - CNET

    Hawaii missile alert on smartphones was false alarm - CNET

    8 monthes ago - By CNET

    Hawaiians got a terrifying alert on their phones and TVs Saturday. Lucky for them, the warning about an incoming missile was a mistake.
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  • Hawaii sends false incoming missile warning via mobile emergency alert

    Hawaii sends false incoming missile warning via mobile emergency alert

    8 monthes ago - By Digital Trends

    Definitely a scary situation for everyone involved, the Hawaii Emergency Management agency erroneously issued an alert that a missile attack on U.S. soil was incoming and that residents should seek shelter.
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  • ‘Inexcusable' false ballistic missile alert in Hawaii was caused by human error

    ‘Inexcusable' false ballistic missile alert in Hawaii was caused by human error

    8 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Hawaiian residents were briefly but intensely disturbed this morning by a state-wide alert via TV and phone warning of an incoming ballistic missile. It was, however, shortly afterwards confirmed to be a mistake caused by “human error.” Hawaiian Senator Brian Schatz called the false alarm “inexcusable” and said to expect “tough and quick accountability and a...
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  • Hawaii residents received false emergency alert about an incoming missile

    Hawaii residents received false emergency alert about an incoming missile

    8 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Earlier today, Hawaiian residents got a disturbing alert on their phones and on television : a missile inbound island, and people should take shelter immediately. The notification was quickly confirmed to be false, and Hawaii outlets are reporting that it was sent in error .
    The alert, which read “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL,” alarmed residents , who posted screenshots of the notification on Twitter.
    The notification was quickly labeled a false report: Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard a screenshot of the alert, saying that it...
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  • False alarm: Emergency alert in Hawaii claims 'missile inbound'

    False alarm: Emergency alert in Hawaii claims 'missile inbound'

    8 monthes ago - By Engadget

    A few minutes ago, phones across Hawaii received the above alert claiming a "ballistic missile threat inbound," but according to state officials it isn't true. It's unclear what caused the message to go out, but we'll have more information as it beco...
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