Pacemakers CAN be hacked: US government issues cybersecurity warning over hackers programming bugs in medical devices

December 27, 2016

Pacemakers are easy targets for hackers, the US government has warned in a new cybersecurity briefing.

The small devices have been saving lives for decades, and have now been developed to send information about a patient’s heart to their doctor.

The latest models can even be fixed remotely if something goes wrong.

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