From: threatpost – The First Stop for Security News – Medical Device Security in Need of Major Upgrade

Posted on 2012/10/17


a quick re-post from threatpost – The First Stop for Security News http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/medical-device-security-need-major-upgrade-101712

Medical Device Security in Need of Major Upgrade by Dennis Fisher

Security researchers and hackers have spent the last 20 years or so tearing apart all manner of software and hardware, looking for vulnerabilities, attack vectors and bugs, and the advent of embedded and implantable devices has now drawn their attention to this new class of targets. Medical devices, both implantable and external, have become the subjects of quite a lot of research lately, and the results are not encouraging. 

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