Thousands Of Medical Devices Are Wide Open To Hackers

Technology has become an indispensable part of our day-to-day lives, but in its folds come the constant fear of being spied on or being under attack by hackers.

Even the medical sphere is not safe from attackers as new research reveals that important medical machines such as those meant for MRI, x-ray scanners and drug infusion pumps are also susceptible to hacking.

Per a research conducted by Scott Erven and Mark Collao – security researchers – nearly 68,000 medical systems belonging to a major health group in the U.S. have been deemed vulnerable to attacks.

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