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Life-saving pacemakers could be hacked with malware

5 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Who would have thought that a pacemaker could end up killing you? Well, at the Black Hat information security conference in Las Vegas , researchers have demonstrated that it's possible to hack a pacemaker, and potentially manipulate it to kill the wearer. In a live session, Jonathon Butts of QED Secure Solutions and Billy Kim Rios of Whitescope.io showed the world just how easy it is to interfere with implanted medical devices by remotely switching off an insulin pump, before taking control of a pacemaker by hacking the program doctors use to monitor a patient's device. After asking anyone...
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Security researchers take control of a brand new Mac on first Wi-Fi connection

Security researchers take control of a brand new Mac on first Wi-Fi connection

5 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Security researchers at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas have demonstrated a method of taking control of a brand new Mac as it makes its first Wi-Fi connection.
A vulnerability in the way Macs handle Mobile Device Management allowed them to install unlimited malware on the machine prior to its owner even seeing the desktop for the first time...
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