Pre-2013 Medtronic insulin pumps could be vulnerable to hacking
Joe Carlson reports:
Medtronic is warning thousands of users of its older insulin pumps worldwide that the devices may contain a serious cybersecurity vulnerability allowing a malicious hacker to change drug-delivery settings and send the patient into a diabetic emergency.
The warning applies to Medtronic insulin pumps that were introduced to the market before 2013. The Homeland Security Department published an advisory about the issue Thursday.
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