Town gets hacked, triggering 'zombie' warning

The message read, "Power outage and zombie alert for residents of Lake Worth and Terminus."
1:18 | 05/22/18

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It's unclear what caused the power outage in Lake Worth early Sunday morning but a message from the city indicates it may have it. Solve these this is not photo shopped this is the exact message the city sent out Sunday morning. Power outage and zombie alert for residents of Lake Worth and her minutes feminists as a city from the TV show the Walking Dead. The message gives details about the out demand and by saying. Due to extreme zombie activity. Restoration time on certain. Lake Worth city officials declined an on camera interview about the message but they did confirmed. It came from the city they say they were hacked. When ever there is an outage the system automatically sends a message alerting customers. Cities that somebody changed this specific message they don't know who did it or how. But they have confirmed it was not an employee nor was it an ex employee. They also confirmed. It's not true a spokesperson for the city gave this statement to WPBF 25 news. We are looking into the reports that the system mentioned zombies. I want to reiterate that Lake Worth does not have any zombie activity currently. And apologize for the system message the city says they do not believe the hacker ever gained access to the utility itself.

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