"Godzilla Attack!" S.F. traffic sign hacked to warn drivers

By: CBS
By: CBS
A prankster is getting points for creativity after hacking an electronic traffic sign in San Francisco warning of a "Godzilla Attack."

Ali Wunderman spotted this sign that someone hacked to warn drivers in San Francisco of a Godzilla attack.

San Francisco, CA (CBS) - A prankster is getting points for creativity after hacking an electronic traffic sign in San Francisco warning of a "Godzilla Attack."

CBS San Francisco reports that the sign was spotted on Van Ness Avenue Wednesday night, reading "Godzilla Attack - Turn Back."

The mobile sign was supposed to be warning drivers about traffic delays during Sunday's Bay to Breakers foot race.

The sign has since been fixed.

This is not the first time someone has hacked an electronic traffic sign to warn of impending danger. In 2012, someone changed a sign in Maine to read "Zombies Ahead" while a traffic sign in Loomis, California was changed to read "Caution Loose Gorilla!"
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