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Password for Hawaii's emergency agency found written on Post-it note stuck to a screen in this photo

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Just days after Hawaii descended into panic over a terrifying false missile alert, a recent photo taken at Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency is raising serious concerns over its cybersecurity practices.

On Saturday (13 January), over a million Hawaii residents received a mistaken alert regarding a ballistic missile threat on their phones.

The alert, which was also aired on television and the radio, immediately led to a massive scare.

Officials took nearly 40 minutes to notify the public about the false alarm, leading many to question what took so long to send out a correction.

Authorities blamed the accidental alert on a human error after an employee chose the wrong option from a drop-down menu.

Now, an Associated Press photo taken in July last year at the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency's headquarters has resurfaced on social media, raising major concerns over its digital security protocol.

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