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Cybersecurity Concerns and Medical Devices

Thursday, October 19, 2017

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Daniel B. Kramer, Kevin Fu

The authors review cybersecurity issues related to newer generations of pacemakers.  Telemetric capabilities providing patient data to health care workers can be co-opted, enabling malicious software to endanger patients.  Risks include intentional battery depletion and malicious reprogramming.

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