The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reports that up to 750,000 implanted cardiac defibrillators may be vulnerable to hackers. access to devices for change, interference and frequency interception.
20 different products manufactured by the company are vulnerable according to the warning. The products include several implanted cardiology devices, which number up to 750,000 devices according to the Star Tribune report.
Medtronic encourages patients to use only home monitors, programmers, and implanted devices that are obtained directly from your doctor or Medtronic representative to ensure the integrity of the system.