Hackers are finding creative ways to target connected medical devices

Hackers are leveraging error messages from connected medical devices — including radiology, X-ray and other imaging systems — to gain valuable insights, according to Zingbox. These insights are then used to refine the attacks, increasing the chance of successful hack. “Hackers are finding new and creative ways to target connected medical devices. We have to be in front of these …

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Medical device manufacturers need to say what’s in their products

The FDA wants medical device manufacturers to package their products with a list of their hardware and software components, according to new draft guidance on medical device cybersecurity. The “cybersecurity bill of materials,” as the FDA is calling it, would help end users keep a closer eye on the security of their medical devices, making sure there are proper safeguards …