August 31, 2017

! CNET reports; The FDA recalls 465,000 pacemakers (y'know, the things that keep your heart beating) because they need a software update to protect from hacking. Sometimes life imitates art. In this case, a storyline from a hit spy show is leaping off the screen and could potentially turn deadly. The FDA sent notice Tuesday that nearly half a million pacemakers from the health company Abbott (formerly St. Jude Medical) are vulnerable to being hacked and need a software update to protect them .

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