VA: Medical device security breaches threaten patients

June 3, 2010 by MassDevice staff

More than 122 medical devices were affected by malware in the last 14 months, according to a U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs official.

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More than 122 medical devices were infected by malware during the past 14 months at the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs' network of 50,000 medical devices, representing what one official called a critical challenge to the department's security.

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