Medtronic defibrillators vulnerable to life threatening cyber attacks

2019-03-22T18:03:48
ID HACKREAD:B1AF7E1CD1F243A7F984758731609165
Type hackread
Reporter Waqas
Modified 2019-03-22T18:03:48

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By Waqas

Defibrillators are electronic devices manufactured to save the lives of people with life-threatening heart conditions such as Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM). But now, according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Medtronic defibrillators are vulnerable to cyber attacks allowing hackers to remotely control the device within “short-range access.” In total, 20 Medtronic products are vulnerable affecting over […]

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