FDA Recalls Nearly Half a Million Pacemakers Over Hacking Fears

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Almost half a million people in the United States are highly recommended to get their pacemakers updated, as they are vulnerable to hacking.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recalled 465,000 pacemakers after discovering security flaws that could allow hackers to reprogram the devices to run the batteries down or even modify the patient’s heartbeat, potentially putting half a million

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