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Last fall, iPhones couldn’t stop dialing 911 — experts now call it a cyberattack

Last fall, iPhones couldn’t stop dialing 911 — experts now call it a cyberattack Repeated calls to the 911 emergency number may be cause for an emergency in and of itself.Last October, an iOS exploit resulted in a number of iPhones dialing 911 over and over again without any user input.

Broken down but not out: What to pack in a car emergency kit

Broken down but not out: What to pack in a car emergency kit Here are 12 essentials to pack in your car’s emergency kit.Flashlight (with extra batteries) A flashlight is one of the most important items in any emergency kit.

'She's not waking up:' Boy saves mom using Siri to call ambulance

'She's not waking up:' Boy saves mom using Siri to call ambulance A little voice came on the phone and introduced himself as Roman.The four-year-old boy had touched his mom's thumb to her phone and used Siri to call for an ambulance.

Waze’s latest partnership could keep you safer on European roads

Waze’s latest partnership could keep you safer on European roads Not only might Waze save you from getting lost, the app could save your life, too.More: Waze rolling out beta invites to its long-awaited Android Auto app “Waze has always been about connecting people with each other to improve the quality of their driving experience.

A computer hack set off all 156 sirens in Dallas in the wee hours of the morning

A computer hack set off all 156 sirens in Dallas in the wee hours of the morning In what may have been the loudest cyberattack ever, a data breach resulted in an hour-and-a-half of blaring sirens in Dallas.Given that the hack is said to be the largest ever with regard to emergency sirens, experts are on high alert.

Own the great outdoors without incident with these 12 emergency kit musts

Own the great outdoors without incident with these 12 emergency kit musts Keep one of these stowed in your emergency kit just to be safe.That said, the goTenna is a great way to communicate, if you need to send a message during an emergency.

Mountain Medics offers on-site emergency care when wilderness bites back

Mountain Medics offers on-site emergency care when wilderness bites back This is where you find Mountain Medics, a team of medical professionals including EMTs, paramedics, nurses, and doctors who use smartphones to treat minor illnesses and injuries in remote locations.“Most diagnoses are made by listening to the patient’s history and visually examining them,” Mountain Medics told Digital Trends.

When wilderness bites back, Mountain Medics offers on-site emergency care

When wilderness bites back, Mountain Medics offers on-site emergency care An application of telecommunications technology used to evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients remotely, telemedicine has steadily increased in popularity as consumer demand for quick and convenient health care grows.This is where you find Mountain Medics, a team of medical professionals including EMTs, paramedics, nurses, and doctors who use smartphones to treat minor illnesses and injuries in remote locations.