Tags Medical devices

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.

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.

FDA warns users of cyber vulnerability in pacemaker programmers

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

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.

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