Security

Microsoft and partners toughen firmware defense

For many people who are not tech professionals, the word "firmware" first appears to them in the negative. News items over the past years have used the word over and over again to report attacks. What is firmware? If software ...

Security

Abbott: New pacemaker firmware update addresses vulnerabilities

(Tech Xplore)—Regarding cybersecurity vulnerabilities identified in Abbott's (formerly St. Jude Medical's) implantable cardiac pacemakers, the US Food and Drug Administration issued a firmware update dated August 29.

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