Blog Posts Tagged with "Smart Meter"


Maine Supreme Court Affirms Smart Meter Opt-Out Program

September 09, 2012 Added by:David Navetta

Maine has been one of the most aggressive states to pursue widespread implementation of smart utility meters for customers throughout the state, but not all utility customers have embraced smart meters despite consumers concerns over privacy issues...

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Remember Public Cellular Networks in Smart Meter Adoption

April 26, 2012 Added by:Brent Huston

ICS/SCADA owners must strive to clearly identify their needs around cellular technologies, clearly demarcate the requirements for private/segmented/public cellular network use and understand the benefits/issues and threats of what they are utilizing...

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FBI Increasingly Concerned About Smart Meter Hacks

April 10, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"The FBI warns that insiders and individuals with only a moderate level of computer knowledge are likely able to compromise meters with low-cost tools and software readily available on the Internet..."

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Smart Meter Security Testing

February 15, 2012 Added by:Spencer McIntyre

While reviewing the communication used by a couple of smart meters, it was found that the user did not have to properly authenticate himself to read certain pieces of data and that some data could be written to the device without the use of a proper C12.18 Security Request...

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Mandatory Data Retention, Smart Meter Hacks and Silent SMS

January 23, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation

Silent SMS delivers a text message without the user being aware, but leads to the creation of a log with the cell phone company that reveals what cell phone towers the phone was closest to, revealing the phone’s location to help with tracking...

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More Exposure to SCADA Devices Through Shodan

January 22, 2012 Added by:Bob Radvanovsky

Wile I am certain that the majority of this membership knows what Shodan is, honestly, it represents slightly more than an automated port scanner reporting back on some of the more common open ports (HTTP, SNMP, telnet) that appear to be pingable throughout the Internet...

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Medical Devices and Electromagnetic Interference

November 29, 2011 Added by:shawn merdinger

Enamored by technology, we tend to place tremendous faith in electronic gadgets that “just seem to work” – perhaps we are lulled into a sense of technical complacency by the general reliability of technology around us? Do we even have insight into the potential EMI problems?

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PUC Holds Hearing on Smart Grid Rules

November 12, 2011 Added by:David Navetta

The rules also require utilities to provide annual written notice to customers explaining security policies governing access to and disclosure of aggregated customer data to third parties. The new rules provide clarity on protecting customers from unauthorized disclosure..

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