Uncategorized June 10, 2012

Smart Electrical Meters: Can they be hacked for personal info?

Are these smart meters installed in #Seattle area #homes?

Smart meters are being installed on homes across America by utility companies, replacing the old fashioned spinning dials with a digital monitor. The goal is to better monitor electric usage and help in many ways to reduce energy use, costs, and a home’s carbon footprint. Additionally, smart meters are said to improve customer service, as problems can be solved faster, and utility companies can better report use, as well as faster notification to consumers of power outages. Read on here.