Medical Workstation Used in Numerous Medical Centres At Risk of Remote Hacking


A medical workstation that is used by an array of medical facilities, including the NHS, is at risk of being remotely controlled by threat actors.

New York-based Cyber security researchers CyberMDX discovered a critical vulnerability within the Alaris Gateway Workstation, an infusion pump used in many medical centres.

This type of medical pump controls the injection of intravenous fluids and medications such as morphine or insulin. They are often connected to a medical monitoring hub where staff can oversee numerous machines and patients at once.

CyberMDX have discovered that a hacker can gain access to the pump and could potentially interfere with

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