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Oct 19, 2014 · Smart meters widely used in Spain can be hacked to under-report energy use, security researchers have found. Poorly protected credentials inside the devices could let attackers take control over the gadgets, warn the researchers. The FBI has seen an increase of smart meter hacks which allow consumers to reduced power bills by 50-75%. Crazy hacking skills are not required and can be accomplished by using a magnet to fake Oct 30, 2015 · by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions On October 21, 2015, Gregory C. Wilshusen, U. S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), Director for Information Security Issues, presented Congressional testimony to the Subcommittees on Energy and Research and Technology, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives. Apr 19, 2012 · Just like walking by the meter and looking at the display. The newer meters require meter specific encryption keys and special software to read and/or write data. This is not a technology failure as much as it is a people failure. The human vector is the easiest attack vector. Hacking a meter, dumb or smart, is a short term gain in most cases.

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Termineter is a Python framework which provides a platform for the security testing of smart meters. It implements the C1218 and C1219 protocols for communication over an optical interface. Currently supported are Meters using C1219-2007 with 7-bit character sets. This is the most common configuration found in North America. Termineter communicates with Smart Meters via […] Sep 01, 2009 · Hack the Meter's Digital radio Godspeed says a similar technique to RAM-hacking can be used to get command of the smart meter's radio, and from there, launch attacks on the grid itself. Here's what the the article says: The smart meter's two-way radio chip allows the device to be read remotely and to receive commands over the network.

Jan 04, 2017 · The smart meter network in its current state is completely exposed to attackers." Rubin was accused of fear-mongering by the conference's audience. He shot back that he wanted to grab the public's attention with dire warnings of exploding boxes – claims that reminded El Reg of an old infamous World Weekly News spoof .

Researcher releases smart meter hacking tool Termineter designed for researchers and penetration testers, SecureState says. To get it to communicate with a smart meter, users need to get