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On Saturday, people in Hawaii were awakened by a terrifying false alert about an inbound missile. Hawaii’s Emergency Management Agency has said a worker clicked the wrong item in a drop-down menu and sent it, and that its system was not hacked.
“It was a mistake made during a standard procedure at the changeover of a shift, and an employee pushed the wrong button,” Gov. David Ige said.
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But a photo from July that recently resurfaced on Twitter has raised questions about the agency’s cybersecurity practices.
In it, the agency’s operations officer poses in front of a battery of screens. Attached to one is a password written on a Post-it note.
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