DHS Issues Vulnerability Warning for Roche POC Handheld Medical Devices

November 8, 2018

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that certain Roche point of care handheld medical devices have vulnerabilities that can be easily exploited.

The devicemaker’s Accu-Chek Inform II, CoaguChek Pro II, CoaguChek XS Plus, CoaguChek XS Pro, cobas h 232 POC and related base units can potentially be exploited by an attacker.

Roche has scheduled fixes for the devices for release this month. The company recommends restricting network and physical access to the devices and monitoring the system and network for suspicious activity.

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