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Re: Homeland Security Alert System

  • From: Martin Hannigan
  • Date: Thu Feb 20 21:35:42 2003

On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 08:08:58PM -0500, Richard Irving wrote:
> Yes.
> 
>  But, until elections 2004, the "FUD" field is hardcoded to "High".
> 
>  However, if there are changes to the -=actual=- dhs.gov status,
> it sends out an automatic Amazon.Com order for
> Hip Boots for all members of the list.
> 
> Would you like to subscribe to the notification list ?

[ snip ]


> >Is anyone running an automated Terror Alert system that's
> >real time with the DHS? 


Ok, that was interesting. :) 

The diving thing is my fun stuff. I'm actually working in 
Security. :)

I was writing a little tool that scanned their page for the alert
image name change, but that's subject to them making changes to 
their site and the images are multi layer graphics, etc. etc.

I'm going to call them and see if they can offer
a place to poll something simple that we can trip
changes off in the NOC. 

If anyone does have some insight to anything they are
doing, or a good contact number for the DHS webite, please
ping me in email and I'll follow up if I find something
or get them to do something.

-M





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