Do Smart Meters Provide Criminals with a Route into Homes?

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Smart meters can give – and are giving – criminals a route into people’s homes, says Tom Kellermann, chief cybersecurity officer at Trend Micro. While the frequency of incidents in small now, it’s expected to increase. He explains in this podcast what needs to be done to prevent the problem.

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  1. Unfortunately, the more diverse technology becomes for the greater good, there will be a segment of would be criminals (Hackers) that will exploit the good and screw up the progress.

  2. The smart meter is in no way connected to the home wifi network. Smart meters operate on a different radio frequency, so it is impossible for them to communicate in any way with a wifi network.


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