Who needs hackers when you have an energy secretary who figures she can impose blackouts whenever she wants?
“He gets it! Obama’s energy plan”- Wired
what a shill
Now I know what I’ll spend my time doing after they finish taking away my ability to make a living. At least I’ll have something to do with my time.
Maybe I’ll make a living selling hacked thermostats on the black market...
Imagine a hacker who takes control of thermostats of absent home owners or thermostats in little used rooms. The owners don't find out until the monthly electric bills arrive.
Or shutting off electricity in rooms where refrigerators allowing the food to rot. The possiblities are as unlimited as the hackers imagination.
And forget about government do-gooders getting control....
“University of Minnesota expert on smart grids and smart grid security speaks on Capitol Hill today”
By ScienceMode on Mar 30th, 2009 in Headlines, SM
SNIPPET: “Massoud Amin, University of Minnesota professor of electrical and computer engineering, will speak to members of the U.S. Congressional Research and Development Caucus during a briefing on the U.S. power grid and energy in the nations capitol today, Thursday, March 26.
The briefing, Modernizing the Electric Grid: A Smart Way to Use Energy, will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. today in H-137 Capitol Building. National officials turn to Amin for insight on power grid and energy issues because of his vast experience. Amin is an internationally known expert on power grids, smart grids, smart grid security, critical infrastructure and critical infrastructure security. He pioneered research on smart grids, coined the term self-healing grid, and led the development of 24 technologies transferred to industry.”