Hackers "own" Philips XPER medical management system
Security experts hack a Philips XPER medical management system, finding vulnerabilities that would allow them to "own" the machine and control any other medical systems connected to it.
The weakness gave the hackers complete control of the machine, one which they had purchased for testing purposes, and gave them access to any devices subsequently connected to it, which may include patient data, they told reporters.
"Anything on it or what's connected to it was owned, too," Cylance's Billy Rios told tech security news site Dark Reading . "By design, these things connect to a database."