Tag: medical

Patient data revealed in medical device hack 
By Darren Pauli | Jan 18, 2013 | Comment Now 
US Government takes over ownership of medical vulnerability research.
 
Patient data revealed in medical device hack 
By Darren Pauli | Jan 17, 2013 | Comment Now 
DHS steps in, takes ownership of medical vulnerability research.
 
MyPD emergency ID service to expand overseas 
 
Hacked terminals capable of causing pacemaker deaths 
By Darren Pauli | Oct 17, 2012 | Comment Now 
Security holes enable attackers to switch off pacemakers, rewrite firmware from 30 feet away.
 
AusCERT2012: Calls for real-time drug reporting 
By James Hutchinson | May 18, 2012 | Comment Now 
Pseudoephedrine blocks not enough.
 
Insulin pumps can be hacked  
By Dan Kaplan | Aug 5, 2011 | Comment Now 
Like "getting root on the body".
 
Apple's Steve Jobs takes medical leave 
Jan 18, 2011 | Comment Now 
Stock tumbles on surprise news.
 
ResMed reviews trigen for data centre 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 31, 2010 | Comment Now 
Long term cost fears trigger review.
 
Hackers hold US medical data hostage 
By Iain Thomson | May 6, 2009 | Comment Now 
Hackers have taken control of the Virginia Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) and are demanding a US$10 million ransom for the return of patient’s records.
 
Medical data leakage rampant on P2P networks  
By Angela Moscaritolo | Feb 12, 2009 | Comment Now 
The risk of patient information disclosures on peer-to-peer (P2P) networks is much higher than if a health care worker loses a laptop or removable storage device, according to ...
 
GPET overhauls doctor education report systems 
By Ry Crozier | Nov 29, 2008 | Comment Now 
General Practice Education and Training (GPET) – the organisation that oversees GP training programs on behalf of the government – has set up a new data warehouse and BI system ...
 
Microsoft study finds the internet can make you sicker 
By Iain Thomson | Nov 27, 2008 | Comment Now 
A study by Microsoft researchers has found that the internet has a tendency to fuel anxiety among users who self-diagnose illnesses using web site information.
 
Americans demand online access to medical records 
By Clement James | Jun 16, 2008 | Comment Now 
Experts have called for uniform standards to protect personal health information regardless of where it is stored..
 
Proliferating HIPAA complaints and medical record breaches 
By Sue | May 27, 2008 | Comment Now 
The number of complaints regarding violations of the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) continue to increase each year in tandem with an increase ...
 
3D ultrasound wand to aid autonomous robotic surgeons 
By Liz Tay | May 8, 2008 | Comment Now 
Researchers have developed ultrasound extensions to contemporary medical robots that could make surgical procedures safer for patients.
 
Pacemakers vulnerable to attack 
By Sue Marquette | Mar 17, 2008 | Comment Now 
Heart patients beware: If you feel a sudden jolt to your chest, it may be that someone has hacked into your pacemaker, according to recent research that investigated security ...
 
Storm makes house calls: New messages lead to bogus medical sites, evade filters 
By Jack Rogers | Jan 31, 2008 | Comment Now 
The notorious Storm worm botnet, which has mounted phishing attacks on major banks and spawned several waves of holiday-themed messages in recent weeks, is generating spam that ...
 
Boffins send medical robot on Fantastic Voyage 
By Robert Jaques | Mar 20, 2007 | Comment Now 
World first puts miniature robot inside an artery.
 
Major US medical services company loses 75 000 personal files  
By Frank Washkuch | Mar 15, 2007 | Comment Now 
Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield, a division of WellPoint a medical services company in the US , has begun notifying 75,000 members that a compact disc holding their personal ...
 
Intel unveils medical tablet PC 
By Shaun Nichols | Feb 22, 2007 | Comment Now 
New computing platform seeks to streamline nursing.
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