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Medical infusion-pump system has two serious bugs, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The Alaris Gateway Workstation can be "bricked" by one attack, and another would allow hackers to reconfigure it or monitor what it does, researchers with CyberMDX say.

Quest Diagnostics pins breach affecting 11.9 million patients on debt collector

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The unauthorized access occurred between August 1, 2018 and March 30, according to an SEC filing.

Patient PII exposed in leak of Pennsylvania-based rehab center records

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Patient names, their rehab care provider, and specific procedures they received were among the information sitting in the insecure database.

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

by Jeff Stone • 3 months 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.

Security ills of health care sector draw senator's attention

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Hackers have haunted the industry for years, leveraging medical devices to steal valuable personal information or launch highly publicized ransomware attacks.

Medigate raises $15 million Series A for medical device security

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 months ago

A pool of startups focusing on medical device security is forming.

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