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Hospital device may be opening for hackers

2015/01/12

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.

Source: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/business/2015/01/12/hospital-device-may-be-opening-for-hackers.html

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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