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Advanced meters not hacker proof (USA)

posted Sep 14, 2010, 9:19 PM by ema-1 ema-1
March 2010

"Computer-security researchers say new smart meters that are designed to help deliver electricity more efficiently also have flaws that could let hackers tamper with the power grid in previously impossible ways. At the very least, the vulnerabilities open the door for attackers to jack up strangers' power bills."