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Hospital device may be opening for hackers


Minneapolis Star Tribune - (National) Infusion-pump manufacturers have begun taking steps to secure devices after federal reports in 2014 detailed the potential for hackers and identity thieves to hijack the pump on a hospital's wireless information network and use it to retain sensitive information such as patient identity and billing data.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:05