1) Security breaches at NY Gas and Electric
A major report from New York Government re.security breaches. One of the largest occurred at NY Gas and Electric. One of the recommendations to reduce the import of hacking is to gather only the data needed for doing the job. Hydro is gathering and will be gathering much personal info. not needed for billing.
“The number of data security breaches reported annually to the NYAG more than tripled between 2006 and 2013 – and 2013 was a record-setting year, during which 7.3 million records of New Yorkers were exposed. So-called mega-breaches are also becoming increasingly common…
Hacking intrusions – in which third parties gain unauthorized access to data stored on a computer system – were the leading cause of data security breaches among organizations conducting business in New York State, accounting for roughly 40 percent of all breaches between 2006 and 2013.
Hacking attacks are driven primarily by the black-market value of personal information, which can fetch up to $45 per record.Reports of insider wrongdoing and inadvertent exposure have increased over the past eight years, with incidents of insider wrongdoing reaching their highest level in 2013.”
2) India is removing cell transmitters from buildings
The Indian Government is ordering unauthorized cell transmitters to be removed from buildings, and will be establishing policy ensuring that transmitters are not put on top of buildings which has caused “Inconvenience to the general public from a health point of view.”
3) Is Electrosensitivity (EHS) a Pre-Alzheimer’s State?
A summary of Dr. Belpomme’s interview – EHS and Alzheimers
4) Another Smart Meter with unexpected problems
In Michigan people are having major plumbing problems due to installation of water smart meters.
5) The security risks of the Smart Grid.