SecureState will be releasing Termineter, an open source tool that allows users to interact with Smart Meter utility meters over the optical interface. This is the first framework designed to give individuals access to manipulate smart meters.
The Termineter framework allows authorized individuals to test Smart Meters for vulnerabilities such as energy consumption fraud, network hijacking, and more. Many of these vulnerabilities have been highlighted by the media and advisories have been sent out by law enforcement agencies. This is a major concern for energy companies, as SecureState is seeing an emergence of these types of vulnerabilities that can drastically affect the security landscape.