Tag: cybersecurity vulnerabilities


FDA warns industry of cybersecurity vulnerabilities

October 2, 2019


Referred to as URGENT/11, these flaws exist in third-party software called IPnet, which computers use to communicate over a network. The faults in the system could allow a remote attacker to take over and interfere with the function of medical […]

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FDA issues alert on cybersecurity vulnerabilities in Medtronic devices

March 25, 2019


The issues were found in Conexus telemetry technology, which uses wireless radio frequency (RF) channels to enable Medtronic programmers and monitoring accessories to remotely transfer data from a patient’s cardiac device to a specific healthcare clinic. Clinicians use the technology […]