By Emma Harwood
Events from 2016 will inform those of 2017, as hackers shift gears in online attacks that are becoming more and more sophisticated.
“White hat” hackers can test cyber vulnerabilities of connected medical devices without fear of legal repercussion.
Short seller Muddy Waters Capital has reiterated allegations of cybersecurity vulnerability with St. Jude Medical’s cardiac devices.
The company warns that built up lithium deposits in their defibrillators’ batteries can cause them to short circuit.
Johnson & Johnson is warning customers that its Animas OneTouch Ping Insulin pump can be hacked—a cybersecurity vulnerability that could be deadly.
St. Jude Medical saw its stock fall four percent after Muddy Waters published a report alleging that the medical device manufacturer had serious cyber security issues. Now, St. Jude is striking back with a lawsuit its CEO calls “critical to the entire medical device ecosystem.”
The NY Times reported that the Ohio River, transformed by mining and industrial waste and sewage overflows into the nation’s most polluted major waterway, has a new and unexpected tormentor this fall: carpets of poisonous algae.