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BD Alerts Homeland Security To Vulnerability On Hospital Drug Dispensers

The device maker is developing a software patch to fix the problem

Executive Summary

Low-skilled malicious hackers with physical access to certain Becton Dickinson hospital drug dispensers could access sensitive patient data and even alter them, a report from the US Department of Homeland Security says. The company and DHS are advising users to put extra measures in place to mitigate the threat while BD develops a software patch.

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