FDA recalls almost half a million pacemakers over hacking concerns
The FDA has put out a recall for almost half a million pacemakers over fears they are vulnerable to being hacked.
In an episode of TV show Homeland, terrorists plotted to hack the vice president’s pacemaker. At the time some may have found the idea ludicrous, but now it’s a very real possibility faced by nearly half a million people.
The pacemakers affected are manufactured by health company Abbott (formerly St. Jude...