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New Anesthesia Machine Vulnerability Disclosure Tells a Bigger Story

For the first time, on July 9, 2019, ICS-CERT disclosed a vulnerability specifically impacting anesthesia machines. If exploited, the vulnerability would allow an attacker to silence alarms, alter date and time settings, adjust gas composition inputs, change barometric pressure, and switch between anesthetic agents — all without authentication.

Why SACK Panic & Similar Vulnerabilities Create Huge Headaches

On June 18, 2019, Netflix researchers, together with MITRE, issued an advisory containing four vulnerabilities relating to how Linux handles TCP Selective-Acknowledgement (SACK) at the kernel level. These vulnerabilities affect devices running operating systems containing a large range of Linux and FreeBSD ...

The BlueKeep Vulnerability Is Stalking Hospital Halls

On May 14, 2019, Microsoft published an advisory for a newly discovered remote code execution vulnerability. Given the identifier CVE-2019-0708, the vulnerability has been more ...

5 Scary Real-Life Cyber-Attacks You Probably Never Heard About

It’s often said there’s a statistic to support any story you want to tell, a fact that’s borne out by the worrying increase in fake news, but ...

Endpoint Detection & Response: Key to Hospital Network Security

Spurred by competition, razor-thin operating margins, and government regulation, healthcare organizations are under immense pressure to quickly and regularly implement new technologies.

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Endpoint Detection & Response: Key to Hospital Network Security

Spurred by competition, razor-thin operating margins, and government regulation, healthcare organizations are under immense pressure to quickly and regularly implement new technologies.

Cybersecurity 101: Medical Technology Edition

The world is changing; and while there may never have been a time when that statement was not true, it seems particularly true today. Change these days seems to be a lot more aggressive and...

Where Healthcare Management, Spectre and Meltdown Meet

It’s been a year since Spectre and Meltdown — the hardware vulnerabilities discovered collaboratively by Google’s Project Zero and others — went public. Those vulnerabilities rightly garnered...

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