Oct 2, 2019

🐱‍πŸ’» ~ CNBC: FDA Issues Warning on Medical Devices that are Vulnerable to Takeover from Hackers (NNN) ~ |

The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to consumers Tuesday about potentially serious cybersecurity flaws in some medical devices that could allow hackers to take control of them remotely. 

Medical devices that use third-party, decades-old software called IPnet are at risk, the FDA said. The agency said it’s not sure how many or even which specific devices, such as insulin pumps or pacemakers, are vulnerable to getting hacked.

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