Mass murder via computer malware in medical devices #MurderByMalware

Imagine you have a pacemaker installed, and suddenly, the device discharges 830 volts into your body, certainly a fatal incident. Now imagine that it is not accidental, but instead, a computer is used to make a wireless connection and cause this behavior to occur. ¬†Murder by Malware if you will… ¬†Or, due to a “feature” in the pacemaker itself, multiple …

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Electronic Medical Records for Healthcare – Are they safe? EMR, EHR

It is no surprise that Electronic Healthcare Records / Electronic Medical Records are all over the news currently. It is an issue that affects our privacy and anytime that is in question, we get people on both sides of the fence up in arms. Built into the 2009 stimulus bill are requirements that healthcare records go digital by 2014. Yet …

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