Medical Devices in Hospitals Riddled With Malware

Published: Oct 18, 2012

Although no wearable medical device hacks have yet been reported outside of a research setting, security experts warned that medical devices in hospitals have not been so lucky. Medical machines such as patient monitors and respiratory machines may be at risk due to software vulnerabilities that device makers aren't prepared to update, panelists at the National Institute of Standards & Technology Information Security & Privacy Advisory Board meeting said this week.

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