CNN: Hackers Can Shut Down Electricity

Here is a CNN report talking about how, with a little skill and a few hundred dollars of equipment, hackers can use smart meters to increase electric bills or shut off power to one, one-thousand, or one million people.

Note: Centerpoint (electric utility for southeast Texas, including Houston) has their name shown in the piece several times, although there is no indication that they have any other connection to the piece.

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