Category Archives: Security Risks

Smart meters vulnerable to false data injection

Power grids connect electricity producers to consumers through interconnected transmission and distribution networks. In these networks, system monitoring is necessary to ensure reliable power grid operation. The analysis of smart meter measurements and power system models that estimate the state … Continue reading

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Smart Meters in Victoria: Information and Concerns UPDATED

Smart Meters in Victoria:  Information and Concerns Version 3: Updated March 2013

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Are smart meters security disasters? – ZDNet Australia

The security weaknesses could potentially allow miscreants to snoop on customers and steal data, cut off power to buildings, and even cause widespread outages, according to a number of experts who have studied the meters and looked into smart-grid systems. … Continue reading

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Black hats and whitegoods – Security – Insight – ZDNet Australia

The Internet of Things will soon become a serious security problem unless we start dealing with it right now. “Our dishwashers will kill us!”? Not quite. It’ll be the tumble dryer — coordinated by the TV. Your fridge could be … Continue reading

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