Hackers "own" Philips XPER medical management system

January 18, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

Security experts hack a Philips XPER medical management system, finding vulnerabilities that would allow them to "own" the machine and control any other medical systems connected to it.

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Researchers at security services firm Cylance Inc. uncovered a vulnerability in a Philips (NYSE:PHG) XPER medical management system, exploiting a security flaw to "own" the machine.

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