Medtronic vows to protect devices from hackers
Medtech giant Medtronic says that it’s keeping an eye on the cybersecurity landscape, taking action on newly discovered vulnerabilities and inviting third parties to help keep medical devices safe.
Would we know if a medical device was hacked?
The absence of reported hacks on medical devices doesn’t mean they aren’t happening, experts say, because there are no mechanisms in place to detect them.
FDA is developing a ‘cybersecurity laboratory’
Federal regulators are putting together a "cybersecurity laboratory" to test new medical products for bugs or vulnerabilities before they hit the market.
Medical device hacking expert dies before releasing pacemaker exploit
High-profile cybersecurity researcher and medical device hacker Barnaby Jack dies just days before he’s slated to present findings from his work hacking implantable pacemakers.
Healthcare hacks ‘likely to increase in frequency’ in coming years
Malicious hackers are likely to target healthcare databases and patient medical records with increasing frequency in coming years, according to technology security auditing firm Redspin.