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St. Jude Hacking-Risk Allegations: US FDA Continues Assessment, As Firm Files Lawsuit

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While conflicting reports have surfaced regarding the veracity of allegations from a short-seller that a significant number of St. Jude cardiac rhythm management devices have serious cybersecurity flaws, FDA says plans to complete an initial assessment of the allegations soon. The Minnesota device-maker, meanwhile, says it is suing the short-seller for disseminating false information.

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