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J&J Cautions Insulin Pump Users of Cyber Risk

Oct. 5, 2016

Johnson & Johnson is warning patients of a small risk that hackers will target its Animas OneTouch Ping insulin pump, after learning of a bug causing a potential cybersecurity risk.

Jay Racliffe, a “white hat” hacker for J&J, discovered that hackers could break into the unencrypted communications between the Animas OneTouch Ping’s remote control and insulin pump, potentially forcing it to deliver unauthorized insulin doses. — Cynthia Jessup

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