Hackers can remotely kill people fitted with pacemakers by turning off their life-saving treatments or delivering fatal shocks, researchers have discovered.
They also found that wireless attacks could breach patient privacy, revealing personal details.
Pacemakers, shown here on an X-ray, could be vulnerable to hacking attacks because of ‘security flaws’
Experts Eduard Marin and Dave Singelée, from KU Leuven University, Belgium, hacked 10 implantable medical devices and pacemakers.
The pair managed to hack pacemakers’ channel from up to five metres away, giving them the […]
The United States and Russia have both requested the extradition of a Russian arrested in Prague and indicted in the U.S. for hacking computers of social media companies, the Czech justice ministry said on Wednesday.
The ministry will review the requests for the extradition of Yevgeniy Nikulin, who a U.S. federal grand jury said had hacked into the U.S.-based social media companies LinkedIn, Dropbox and Formspring. The requests will then be referred to a Prague court, a spokeswoman said.
If the court […]
REVEALED: Hackers target ATMs across Europe: Fourteen countries including Britain are affected as cyber security threat grows
Cyber criminals have remotely attacked cash machines in more than a dozen countries across Europe this year,
The cyber criminals are using malicious software that forces machines to spit out cash, according to Russian cyber security firm Group IB.
The newly disclosed heists across Europe follow the hacking of ATMs in Taiwan and Thailand that were widely reported over the summer.
Cyber criminals have remotely attacked cash machines in more than a dozen countries across Europe this year, using malicious software that forces […]
Nigeria’s Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike, has alerted his friends and fans as he has become the latest celebrity victim of impersonation and e-mail hacking.
Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike, who plays his professional football for Turkish side, Fernabache, is the latest celebrity victim of impersonation and e-mail hacking in a bid for fraud.
Emenike took to his Instagram page on Wednesday and revealed that someone infiltrated his e-mail and attempted to carry out fraudulent acts with his bank account, adding that […]