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

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months 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 • 3 months 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 • 11 months 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 • 1 year 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.

FDA warns users of cyber vulnerability in pacemaker programmers

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The FDA has issued a cybersecurity advisory for two models of programmers used on cardiac devices like pacemakers and defibrillators.

Health care cyber experts tout progress in vulnerability disclosure at BSides Vegas

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The delicate process for disclosing software and hardware bugs in medical devices has made important strides in recent years as the threat of lawsuits against security researchers has receded.

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