Trove of medical devices found to have password problems

Posted by Ridcully on Jun 18, 2013 4:55 AM EDT
ZDNet; By John Fontana
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Up to 300 various medical devices from 40 vendors have been identified as vulnerable to a hard-coded password issue and two government agencies are working to get the word out and protect against exploits. The Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) at the Department of Homeland Security, and the Food and Drug Administration are warning that the vulnerability could allow attackers to change critical settings and modify firmware.

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