Hack causes pacemakers to deliver life-threatening shocks
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HACK CAUSES PACEMAKERS TO DELIVER LIFE THREATENING SHOCKS

Researchers criticize device-maker Medtronic for slow response Lucien Monfils / Wikimedia Life-saving pacemakers manufactured by Medtronic don’t rely on encryption to safeguard firmware updates, a failing that makes it possible for hackers to remotely install malicious wares that threaten patients’ lives, security researchers said Thursday. At the Black Hat security Read more…