Guess Who’s a Shape Shifting Lizard?! Hackers Hit TxDOT Signs in Dallas

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DALLAS -- Okay, who did this? Three TxDOT signs were changed along I-30 overnight, giving travelers a little entertainment to wrap up the holiday weekend.

Two signs at I-30 and Westmoreland Rd. had messages changed and another at I-30 between Westmoreland Rd. and Cockrell Hill Road was altered, in what was obviously a prank -- because the signs are pretty funny.

The hacker(s) alerted drivers on I-30 between Westmoreland Rd. and Cockrell Hill Rd. that "Donald Trump is a shape-shifting lizard."

Are you getting a visual on that one?

Motorists heading northbound on I-30 at Westmoreland Rd got two new messages, one being "Bernie for President" and the other giving us an even shorter work week, saying, "Work is canceled" and "Go back home."

No, work is NOT canceled and you should NOT go back home unless you want to be in trouble at work. You have to go in unless something other than a TxDOT sign told you otherwise.

No word yet on who did this, but TXDoT says the signs cannot be edited remotely and can only be changed manually at the sign's control panels.

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