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June 18th, 2013

FDA Raises Concerns About the Cybersecurity of Medical Devices

The FDA has raised concerns about the vulnerability of medical devices to cyberattack. In one dramatic instance, reported by the Wall Street Journal, a VA catheterization laboratory in New Jersey was temporarily closed after malware infected the lab’s computer devices. The FDA last week recommended that device companies and medical facilities “take steps to assure that appropriate safeguards are […]