Reply to post: isolated networks?

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

Henry Wertz 1 Gold badge

isolated networks?

Pretty bad... but I would really hope the actual equipment and monitoring is on it's own network. Hospitals I've been too, public wifi is on it's own network, regular hospital computers (these are the ones that keep getting ransomware at various hospitals...) are on a second, and the actual medical equipment is on a third. (The ransomware still cripples the hospital since they can't get to patient records -- and more important in the good ol' USA can't keep track of billing -- but the medical equipment keeps running on it's own network.)

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