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Hackers can remotely exploit insulin pump for unauthorized insulin injections

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    Rapid7 and Johnson & Johnson disclosed three vulnerabilities in the Animas OneTouch Ping insulin pump system, flaws which could be remotely exploited. However, the attack is sophisticated and both say the risk of exploitation is “relatively low.”

    OneTouch Ping is a medical device which comes with a wireless remote control that patients can use to deliver insulin instead of accessing the device under their clothes. The Johnson & Johnson Animas device is described as a “two-part system;” the pump and a meter remote which communicates wirelessly via RF communication “to deliver insulin from the pump.”

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