The week 35, 2017 Software Calamity

Posted on August 31, 2017

A manufacturer of heart pacemakers, who a year ago described a security advisory “false and misleading”, has now told 465000 patients to patch the firmware in their device due to a critical vulnerability.

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“But the system was audited and certificated, so your medical device will definitely not kill you.”



> Tony Morris

Tony Morris is a programmer at the Queensland Functional Programming Lab.