Tags Medical devices

Chinese spies have their sights on cancer research

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

After China’s cancer rate surged in recent years, Chinese authorities went looking for an answer to the problem.

Researchers warn of critical vulnerability in GE anesthesia machines

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

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

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 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.

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

by Jeff Stone • 9 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 • 10 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 • 11 months ago

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

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