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Premera Blue Cross settles state data breach investigations for $10 million

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The case is the latest example of how state attorneys are taking legal action following large-scale security incidents.

Researchers warn of critical vulnerability in GE anesthesia machines

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The research points to a broader problem of insecure firmware used in medical devices, according to CyberMDX.

Popular genetic-mapping software potentially exposed patients' data

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Analysts at Sandia National Laboratories discovered the flaw in the Burrows-Wheeler Aligner. A patch has been issued for the software.

FDA urges patients to ditch vulnerable insulin pumps built by Medtronic

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

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

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months 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 months ago

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

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