A vulnerability discovered in Icecast streaming media server could be leveraged by an attacker to kill the broadcast of online radio stations that rely on it to reach their audience.
Hackers can easily spoof and hijack communications targeting sirens part of emergency alert systems to trigger false alerts and cause panic among a local population.
Australian authorities have tracked down, arrested, charged, and sentenced a man who hacked a police radio system and interrupted a police chase at the end of August 2017.
A month after it suffered a mysterious cyber attack, details emerged that San Francisco's public TV and radio station, KQED, was the victim of a ransomware incident from which it has yet to fully recover.
An unknown hacker has hijacked the radio frequency of a UK radio station to play an obscene song eight times during the past month, according to the radio station's manager who recently revealed the hacks in an interview with BBC Radio.