FDA to recall 745,000 pacemakers vulnerable to Cyber Attack

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of United States has issued an alert this week for a voluntary recall of approximately 745,000 pacemakers made by St Jude Medical, now owned by US Manufacturer Abbott. And as per the data available with the FDA, more than 465,000 of the pacemakers are implanted in US patients and […]

FDA formulates fresh guidelines to protect Medical Devices against Cyber Attacks

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) department has issued a new set of guidelines which have to be followed by medical device manufacturers supplying equipment to government and private agencies. The recommendations are made to maintain the security of internet connected devices when they reach hospitals, patient homes and patient bodies. It is a […]

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