eWeek: FDA, DHS Warn Medical Device Makers, Hospitals on Cyber-Threats

The FDA has issued an alert on protecting medical devices from malware and cyber-threats. The Department of Homeland Security delivered a similar warning. With malware capable of impacting hospital systems and implantable devices in danger of being hacked, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a "safety communication" to warn hospitals and medical device manufacturers about cyber-threats.