After ‘Godzilla Attack!’ U.S. warns about traffic-sign hackers

Event Year: 2014 Reliability: Confirmed
Country: United States
Industry Type: Transportation

In May, signs on San Francisco’s Van Ness Ave were photographed flashing “Godzilla Attack! Turn Back”, this the first of many hacks done across the counrty to road signs.


No known accidents were reported in the article, but hacking these road signs could have lead to many injuries since drivers will slow their vehicles down to be able to read these digital signs.