Hack causes pacemakers to deliver life-threatening shocks (Ars Tecnicha – Biz & IT )


Enlarge (credit: Lucien Monfils / Wikimedia) Life-saving pacemakers manufactured by Medtronic don’t rely on encryption to safeguard firmware updates, a failing that makes it possible for hackers to remotely install malicious wares that threaten patients’ lives, security researchers said Thursday. At the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, researchers…
Source: Ars Tecnicha – Biz & IT : Hack causes pacemakers to deliver life-threatening shocks

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