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IT-Security Weaknesses of Emergency Alert Apps

Emergency Apps (like NINA/DE, FEMA/US and others) are a novel approach to enhance conventioal emergency alert channels with mobile devices, which nowadays are owned by the majority of the population to connect them to omnipresent data sources of the Internet. Due to typical characteristics implied by the design of mobile operating systems and applications, emergency apps on the hand have short version life cycles, on the other hand should be resilient to human and technical failure. [Read More]