When Vice President Dick Cheney asked his cardiologist to replace his WiFi-connected pacemaker with one without internet capability in , assassination through medical device hacking seemed far-fetched. But this week, the U. Food and Drug Administration announced that almost half a million pacemakers made by Abbott are vulnerable to hackers. Jude Medical radio frequency-enabled implantable pacemaker should update the software to patch a security vulnerability in the device's older software. The FDA says it did not receive any reports of pacemakers being compromised, but the agency says a targeted attack is possible.
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Turns out former Vice President and erratic shooter Dick Cheney was right all along: Your heart can be hacked. At least if you have a pacemaker, that is. On Tuesday, the FDA recalled , of the medical devices -- the ones that help control your heart beat -- citing security vulnerabilities.
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