Penetration Tests Reveal That Even Blunt Tools Can Crack Medical Devices

Published: Jun 28, 2013

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Penetration tests conducted by cybersecurity firm SecureState further conclude that medical devices are vulnerable to fairly rudimentary hacking techniques, suggesting that the FDA’s recent efforts to boost security oversight don't go far enough. A recent analysis of medical device cybersecurity tests shows that these devices are vulnerable to fairly straightforward hacking techniques, an increasingly serious concern as device security is directly tied to patient health and safety.

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