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Oops! Was that your pacemaker? - Charles Parker, II GrrCON 2017 (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Oops! Was that your pacemaker?
Charles Parker, II
GrrCON 2017

Medical devices have become more prevalent as the population has aged. The earlier applications included the exterior utilized devices. As time passed the technology improved markedly. Technology has improved these devices by, among other modifications, connecting these (IoT). Over more than the last two decades, a portion of these have been implanted in the human body. Although these have proven to be significantly useful, there have also been the issues that have been shown to be problematic and others that could prove to have issues (proof of concept). This connective-ness has created its own vulnerabilities and allowed these to be attacked and potentially breached, as a POC. This is a direct result of the engineering primarily being focused with the equipment operating and not addressing the security aspect. The presentation shall address the historical aspect of the equipment, manufacturers, communication channels, and how these are attacked.

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