Tags Medical devices

‘Ripple’ effect: Flaws found in protocols impact everything from printers to infusion pumps

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The discovery highlights how obscure companies can have an outsize impact on supply chain security.

FDA warns patients about Bluetooth flaws affecting pacemakers, glucose monitors

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

It is the latest in a series of FDA advisories to inform patients of potential cybersecurity and safety risks.

Chinese spies have their sights on cancer research

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 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 • 12 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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.

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