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

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days 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 • 1 month 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 • 2 months ago

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

APT heist of Singapore health data exploited Microsoft Outlook, inquiry finds

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Hackers will always take the path of least resistance.

EULA out, equity in: Why startups are now a part of larger companies' security budgets

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

Large companies are starting to invest in cybersecurity startups instead of buying their services through the usual licensing agreements.

FDA warns users of cyber vulnerability in pacemaker programmers

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

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

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