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Insulin Pumps Proven Susceptible to Hacking

An exhibitor at this year's Black Hat Security Conference in Las Vegas is warning the public of flaws that could allow an attacker to remotely control insulin pumps and alter the information stored on blood-sugar monitors. Jay Radcliffe experimented ... on his own insulin equipment to establish his findings. The results send out a reminder to the tech world that medical devices synchronized with computer innovations could potentially be life-threatening if left in the wrong hands. In the past, severe attacks have been levied against pacemakers and defibrillators (though these were demonstrated in ... (view more)

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