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Is Origin Smart sleepwalking into a shocking personal data breach?

Early last week, Origin Energy, Australia’s pre-eminent energy retailer, launched an online energy-use monitoring portal Origin Smart to much fanfare. All good – but what about the privacy and security of the data being collected and made available? Origin Smart has all the characteristics … Continue reading

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Government plans to install smart meters in our homes ‘will leave us open to cyber attack’ – Daily Mail

Intelligence chiefs have warned that plans to install smart energy meters in every house will leave families vulnerable to terrorist attacks. According to the Government’s listening agency GCHQ, the plans will create a ‘strategic vulnerability’, giving foreign computer hackers the … Continue reading

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