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Insulin Pump Vulnerable to Hacking, Johnson & Johnson Warns
« on: October 04, 2016, 10:45:13 AM »
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possible vulnerabilities in pacemakers and defibrillators.




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Johnson & Johnson is telling patients that it has learned of a cyber security bug in one of its insulin pumps that a hacker could exploit to overdose diabetic patients with insulin, although it describes the hacking risk as low.

Medical device experts said they believe it was the first time a manufacturer had issued such a warning to patients about a cyber vulnerability, a hot topic in the industry following revelations last month about possible vulnerabilities in pacemakers and defibrillators.


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Re: Insulin Pump Vulnerable to Hacking, Johnson & Johnson Warns
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2016, 11:13:13 AM »
That sucks. They should hack off the hackers hands.

 

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