vital signs (1)

10746431292?profile=RESIZE_400xThe data stream that transmits human vital signs information from hospital patient monitors to a central hub can be hacked and falsified, according to cybersecurity researchers.  This highlights new concerns about medical device vulnerabilities.   Using a patient monitor and a compatible central monitoring station purchased from eBay, members of the McAfee Advanced Threat Research team were able to emulate and modify data coming from a patient monitor, including heart rate, oxygen levels and blo