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Internet of Things security: What happens when every device is smart and connected to 5G, and you don’t even know it?

“The IoT devices of the future won’t go online to benefit you — you won’t even know that it’s an IoT device… [Y]ou won’t be able to restrict access to the internet because they won’t be going online through your … Continue reading

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Australia: Two-way Smart Meters are vulnerable to hacking

Another security report on Smart Meters. Unlike Canberra, a high percentage of Smart Meters in the U.S. are two-way. Once a surveillance-capable device is attached to a building, there is no longer any privacy. There is only a “confidentiality agreement” … Continue reading

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Michigan: Sen. Patrick Colbeck talks about security problems and other threats with Smart Meters

8 minute testimony by Michigan Senator Patrick Colbeck on the vulnerabilities of smart meters. He has a highly technical background in aerospace and states what many of us have said for years regarding their threats to individuals and the grid. … Continue reading

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Your kitchen appliances and Smart Meter are watching you, security expert warns

From Bloomberg by  Marie Mawad  &  Stefan Nicola   September 1, 2016 Your fridge is getting so smart, security-software maker Kaspersky Lab thinks you probably shouldn’t trust it. As makers of household appliances fill their machines with computer chips to make … Continue reading

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Just revealed: UK Government warned of smart meter security threat back in 2012

From Computer Weekly by Bryan Glick, Editor in Chief 24 Mar 2016 13: The government was warned four years ago that its plans for a nationwide smart meter roll-out represented a “potentially significant” security and privacy threat, Computer Weekly has … Continue reading

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BC Hydro security officials on Smart Meter vulnerabilities: “The consequences of deploying bad stuff [Smart Meters] are dire.”

Another exceptional article and video from Smart Grid Awareness By K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions This past week there was a meeting of BlackHat USA 2015 in Las Vegas, where InfoSec professionals met.  As part of a blog article written about … Continue reading

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