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Medical Device Hacking

Posted 21 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Medical Device Hacking | 1,642 views

NBC News has posted an article covering the recent GAO report about hacking of medical devices. According to the report titled Medical Devices: FDA Should Expand Its Consideration of Information Security for Certain Types of Devices, the FDA needs to address the potential security vulnerabilities of implantable medical devices.

For a bit of humor, according to the article…

Preventing potential hacking it might seem as simple as requiring a password for access.

Perhaps, Google and Microsoft should require passwords on their email accounts to prevent hacking. Oh wait. They already do.

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