[nycbug-talk] interesting read (old pacemaker thread)
ike at blackskyresearch.net
Mon Aug 29 09:46:22 EDT 2011
On Aug 29, 2011, at 9:31 AM, Chris Snyder wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 9:08 AM, Isaac Levy <ike at blackskyresearch.net> wrote:
>> "Earlier this month, Jay Radcliffe, a computer security professional who is also diabetic, showed how an attacker could remotely control insulin pumps to deliver too much or too little insulin to the individual wearing the device."
> Wow. That really pisses me off.
> As in, everyone responsible for that product should be publicly
> humiliated and prevented from ever working on medical devices again.
> And how did it get licensed for use?
Not sure if this is a pleasing response, but:
"I wasn't scared, but I was up there looking around, I realised that I was sitting on a rocket with six thousand components, every one built by the low bidder."
- Alan Shepard, First American to go to Space
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