Hackers Target Your Pacemaker

By Crowdability, on Friday, December 4, 2015

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Hackers Target Your Pacemaker

We often forget that our medical devices are also technology devices—and that they can be hacked just like computers. A report issued by research company Forrester predicts that hackers might soon enter this morally corrupt world. “2 bitcoins to keep using your pacemaker.”


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