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