Reply to post: Re: Unrestricted access during remote firmware update?

Hacking these medical pumps is as easy as copying a booby-trapped file over the network

Roland6 Silver badge

Re: Unrestricted access during remote firmware update?

>In my experience a lot of medical kit is designed by medical bods with very little understanding of IT.

That also happens in IT: I as the design authority specify the use of iPads supported by a WiFi infrastructure, leaving the details of getting iOS and bonjour working in an enterprise environment to the 'experts' - who naturally curse the idiot who thought using iPads in the enterprise was a good idea...

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