Researchers demonstrate how the US Wireless Emergency Alert system, which uses LTE networks, can be easily spoofed with "pirate" cell towers to cause mass panic (Karl Bode/VICE)

Karl Bode / VICE:
Researchers demonstrate how the US Wireless Emergency Alert system, which uses LTE networks, can be easily spoofed with “pirate” cell towers to cause mass panic  —  With a pirate cell tower, it´s easy to send fake emergency alerts warning of a terrorist attack, nuclear bomb, or other disaster.

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