Medical gadget safety very, very, very, very, very, very, very unhealthy.
The FDA is lastly taking motion to enhance it, as detailed in its newly launched Medical Device Safety Action Plan.
They’re proposing the formation of a brand new public-private partnership known as the CyberMed Safety (Expert) Analysis Board (CYMSAB) that may […]
A gaggle of Belgian tutorial safety researchers from KU Leuwen have printed a paper detailing their investigation into bettering the safety of neurostimulators: electrical mind implants used to deal with continual ache, Parkinson’s, and different situations.
They discovered that — as is typical for medical implants — safety for these units is, at […]
Mr. Zuckerberg’s 10 hours of dodging lawmakers’ questions within the proverbial scorching seat evoked the web’s greatest memes about aliens who idiot humanity into turning into meals. The Cirque du Dystopia ambiance was enhanced by Zuckerberg’s precise seat, which was fitted with a booster cushion to make him seem taller. His wee seat definitely distracted […]
Ben Gurion college’s Mordechai Guri is a grasp exfiltrator, a pc scientist who’s devised a bewildering array of innovative techniques for getting knowledge off of “airgapped” computer systems which have been absolutely disconnected from any sort of community.
Airgapping is meant to represent a sort of protection in depth. On the one hand, […]
It’s been a yr since someone hacked all 156 of Dallas’s emergency tornado sirens, setting them off in the course of the night time, and the safety image for cities’ emergency PA programs retains getting uglier.
Since 2015 Balint Seeber — a safety researcher at Bastille — has been probing San Francisco’s emergency […]
In some methods, there’s by no means been a greater time to be an insurer: each enterprise needs cybersecurity insurance coverage, and the market is prepared to tolerate loopy annual premium hikes — 30% a 12 months for the previous 5 years!
But there is a cause for this craziness: the potential threat […]
On August 2, 2017, safety researcher Dylan Houlihan contacted Panera Bread to warn them that their buyer loyalty web site had a severe defect that allowed attackers to retrieve the names, electronic mail and bodily addresses, birthdays and last-four of the bank cards for as much as seven million clients.
Houlihan shared his […]
Myfitnesspal was a startup that provided Internet of Shit-based health and food regimen monitoring; they had been bought by Under Armor for $475,000,000 in 2015; three years later, Under Armor has admitted that hackers stole the private knowledge of 150,000,000 Myfitnesspal customers.
Internet of Things corporations cannot be worthwhile — not to mention […]
Georgia is a hub for cybersecurity analysis, with main college pc science and safety packages and a brand new $35m state cybersecurity analysis middle underway; however the Georgia state legislature simply handed SB315, probably the most onerous prohibition on pc safety analysis ever handed within the USA.
SB315 creates a brand new crime […]
Calyx is a tremendous nonprofit, privacy-oriented activist ISP (they were the first ISP to successfully resist a secret Patriot Act warrant); they’re notable for providing an unlimited, unfiltered, unthrottled 4G/wifi hotspot for a tax-deductible $400 year (mine has repeatedly saved my bacon).
Now, Calyx is making an attempt to lift $100Okay in a […]