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What happens when criminals hack a radio station?

22
Apr
2016
What happens when criminals hack a radio station?

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In the morning of April 5, 2016 a number of American radio stations treated their listeners to quite the unusual broadcast. Now, the station’s employees weren’t looking to shock their listeners, the station’s equipment was hacked.

How could it happen?
At least one of the shows on the stations were sent over the Internet from Denver to four remote transmitters. Of those, one was located in the city of Breckenridge, Colorado. It was this transmitter, K258AS, that was hacked. The hacker replaced the intended program with Furcast Episode 224.

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