A clever hacker broke into an LED highway sign in Winter Park, Florida on Saturday night and reprogrammed it to read: “Smoke week erryday.”
The sign was clearly visible from Minnesota Avenue, Florida-based WFTV 9 reported. It originally displayed a message about a pending road closure.
Road signs like this are frequent targets for mischief-making hackers thanks to their ease of access and complete lack of basic security. Although they can be password protected, most road crews do not bother, leaving the default password as “DOTS.”
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