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FDA, Facing Cybersecurity Threats, Tightens Medical-Device Standards



6/14/2013 7:01:42 AM

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The security analysts wanted to know how easy it would be to hack into medical devices used in hospitals, knowing the danger if outsiders could gain control. They found the answer when they managed to figure out hundreds of passwords for equipment that included surgical and anesthesia devices, patient monitors and lab analysis tools.

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