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Heart Device Vulnerable to Hacker Attacks

A team of computer security researchers reports that it is possible to gain wireless access to a combination heart defibrillator and pacemaker. They were able to reprogram it to shut down, or to deliver potentially fatal jolts of electricity.

The researchers were also able to glean personal patient data by eavesdropping on signals emanating from the tiny wireless radio embedded in the implant, which is used to let doctors monitor and adjust it without surgery.


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