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Researchers show how to tamper with medication in popular infusion pumps using software flaws

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The research illustrates the challenge of securing devices conceived decades ago from 21st-century digital threats.

BlackBerry's popular operating system for medical devices affected by critical vulnerabilities, drawing fed warnings

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The disclosure expands the number of devices that could be at risk due to the "BadAlloc" flaw.

All hands on deck: Infosec volunteers to protect medical organizations during COVID-19 crisis

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

By day, they are cybersecurity professionals at well-known companies. By night, they are working to protect health organizations from hackers.

FDA warns patients about Bluetooth flaws affecting pacemakers, glucose monitors

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

It is the latest in a series of FDA advisories to inform patients of potential cybersecurity and safety risks.

FDA urges patients to ditch vulnerable insulin pumps built by Medtronic

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Medtronic equipment again is the subject of a cybersecurity warning from U.S. regulators.

Security flaw in Medtronic heart defibrillators is serious, DHS says, but don't panic

by Jeff Stone • 3 years ago

The issue involves Conexus, Medtronic’s radio-frequency protocol that’s used for communication between medical technology such as defibrillators, home monitoring devices and other clinician programming tools.

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