Here's how hackers could hijack America's Wireless Emergency Alert system

You know those 'Presidential Alerts' and the Hawaii oops? Bad guys could weaponize the mobile alert system, and here's how.

Sonoma fires verified information clearinghouse: evacuations, shelters, donations and support

Trisha Weir writes, "In the wake of the massive fires in Northern California, one of the biggest problems was a lack of centralized infrastructure for information. A group of engineers at a non-profit maker space in Sebastopol banded together to make Sonoma Fire Info, a website with information on evacuations, shelters, donations and support, and have been working around the clock to update it with verified information from a variety of sources." Read the rest