August 13, 2008
Oh, now they tell us pacemakers can be hacked.
Probably for the best, really.
This explains why Dick Cheney is kept in a secret bunker all the time.
Are they accepting nominations?
The T-Shirt on this page might be helpful. The Camisole probably doesn’t provide enough chest protection.
Time to move the tin foil from the head to the heart.
Well, at least the insulin hack is still a well-kept secret.
Read the IEEE Security and Privacy 2008 paper (May 18-21, 2008, and the paper is interesting and disturbing). There has been plenty of time since then to protect against this or any similar vulnerability, e.g. with a replacement or shielding.
Can’t help wondering if the Iranians have applied this to Chaney over the last few years. Having him under their control would explain a lot…
I thought all you had to do was stand next to a working microwave oven. Pw3d!1!1
” e.g. with a replacement or shielding.”
Um, surgery to replace an implanted device is not risk-free, and death from complications is more likely than injury from someone exploiting this.
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