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  • FEMA’s New Android App Arrives Just In Time For Hurricane Irene

    FEMA’s New Android App Arrives Just In Time For Hurricane Irene

    FEMA’s had a mobile version of their website available for a while now, but all that information does you no good if you can’t get an internet connection. Given the fragility of mobile networks during disasters, going without web access is a very real possibility. Enter FEMA’s new, self-titled Android app, which puts a wealth of emergency preparedness information right in… Read More

  • Hacker hacks FEMA phones, makes $12K in calls

    Hacker hacks FEMA phones, makes $12K in calls

    Those poor little LAMBs over at FEMA! A hacker broke into a Homeland Security telephone system and called the Middle East and Asia, racking up $12,000 in phone calls. By cracking a voicemail system, the hacker was able jump onto the FEMA phone network and make free calls last weekend. “In this case it’s sort of embarrassing that it happened to FEMA themselves — FEMA being a… Read More