Smart Meters Spark Security Concerns in Germany | Engerati

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Smart Meters Spark Security Concerns in Germany | Engerati: “The recent hacking of German smart meters by two researchers has, again, highlighted the urgency to create a sound security program.

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German smart meter provider, Discovergy, is red-faced after two German researchers revealed that the company’s meters are vulnerable to hackers, writes Smart Meters. Researchers, Dario Carluccio and Stephen Brinkhaus. They reported this development at the Chaos Computing Congress 28c3,in Berlin [30 December 2011,] that they were able to adjust rates and easily access consumer data.”

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