Naked Security - Half a Million Pacemakers Need a Security Patch

Posted on May 4, 2018 11:25:38 AM

After pacemakers made by Abbott's (formerly St. Jude Medical) were found to be vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks, the US Food and Drug Administration approved a firmware patch for the devices currently used by approximately 465,000 patients. The security issues and research, including that done by Bishop Fox, are discussed in the Naked Security article - Half a Million Pacemakers Need a Security Patch.

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