Cyber Security

How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioners

“The hack targets remote shut-off devices that utility companies install on air conditioners to conserve energy during peak summer periods. Many power companies offer discounts to customers if they agree to install the devices, which let the utility company remotely turn off their air conditioner when it’s hot outside and demand for power is high.”

Source: How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioners | WIRED

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