UPDATED: Hackers transmit zombie alerts over EAS in Great Falls and Michigan

UPDATE: [The Great Falls Tribune has posted a story](http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20130212/NEWS01/302120010/Montana-s-zombie-hoax-likely-linked-similar-false-alert-Michigan) with more details and which also mentions the Michigan hacks. Reporter Michael Beall spoke with the manager of the Michigan ABC station I mentioned in my post, who said authorities there have identified a suspect in at least one of the hacking incidents there. Beall’s story… Continue reading UPDATED: Hackers transmit zombie alerts over EAS in Great Falls and Michigan

Federal study: Internet connections usually aren’t as fast as advertised

A report from the FCC confirms what many of us already know: Our Internet speed is usually not quite as fast as the brochure promised. The report also quantified the effects on home broadband connections of peak-time Internet traffic, which happens between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. While fiber-optic connections were barely affected, cable and… Continue reading Federal study: Internet connections usually aren’t as fast as advertised