Security Gap Allegedly Causes Medical Mishaps

Security Gap Allegedly Causes Medical Mishaps

St Jude Sues MedSec

A lawsuit was recently filed in which allegations of conspiracy, market manipulation, and false statements were made against MedSec and other companies and individuals.

Alleged Security Flaws Making Headlines

In August 2016, MedSec released shocking information to the media about the medical device making company, St. Jude. According to MedSec, a company that provides vulnerability research solutions, major security vulnerabilities were discovered in St Jude’s defibrillators and pacemaker. MedSec also claimed that these vulnerabilities could put patients’ lives in danger if exploited by hackers.