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Scary Pacemaker Hack!

Quote from gizmodo.com – “A group of researchers from the Medical Device Security Center have demonstrated wireless vulnerabilities in some cardiac monitor-pacemakers that may allow someone to remotely deactivate them while they’re implanted in a patient.”

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Image from gizmodo.com

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This entry was written by dustbowl and published on March 13, 2008 at 10:15 pm. It’s filed under Medical, Social. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

One thought on “Scary Pacemaker Hack!

  1. eula morton on said:

    I hve had apacemaker for 25 years and just had my 4th replacement. The last one lasted only 4 years. what are the chances of this one lasting less or the battery being infected in some way

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