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The Sensors That Power Smart Cities Are a Hacker’s Dream

“Smart” cities are built on a foundation of sensors that regulate traffic lights, radiation sensors, and water levels. These sensors allow for data aggregation and powerful analysis to improve operations, but also pose a high risk of manipulation. These targets are also the focus of many nation state attackers, with Russian-sponsored hackers targeting the U.S. power grid and election infrastructure providing the best known examples. 

Source: The Sensors That Power Smart Cities Are a Hacker’s Dream | WIRED

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