lte security vulnerabilities allow for easy spoofing of presidential alerts

The national Wireless Emergency Alert system was put through its first public test last year. It’s capable of sending messages to smartphones, TV, and other devices at the same time. This system was tested for the “Presidential Alert,” which is a new category of emergency alert that you can’t opt out of. However, it appears that these alerts can be spoofed easily by exploiting LTE security vulnerabilities. Researchers at the […]