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Natus reportedly updates EEG device software to squash RCE, DoS bugs

Health care device manufacturer Natus Medical Incorporated has reportedly updated the software used in its Xltek EEG products, which monitors brain activity, after a researcher discovered five vulnerabilities that could be exploited.

Ponemon: 89% of healthcare orgs breached in last 2 years

For the second consecutive year, Ponemon Institute's annual study on the state of security and privacy in health care found that cyber-crime was the leading cause of data breaches among hospitals and other medical providers.

Nearly 1500 vulnerabilities found in automated medical equipment

Security researchers have discovered 1,418 flaws in outdated medical equipment still in use by some healthcare providers.