Hackers can target medical devices, say cyber-security experts

Brian Todd , CNN | Jun 17, 2013 at 01:44pm


If you thought hackers could target only your email account or your bank account, think again. Cyber-security experts say hackers can even take over important medical devices such as pacemakers. A cyber-security firm has found major vulnerabilities that would allow hackers access to pacemakers, anaesthesia devices, monitoring stations, other life-sustaining medical equipment.