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 May 1, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Healthcare

Charlie Osborne reports:

Medical devices produced by Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) are vulnerable to the infamous KRACK bug, potentially exposing patient records.

 Discovered in October, KRACK, which stands for Key Reinstallation Attack, exploits a flaw in the Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) protocol which is used to secure modern wireless networks.

If exploited, KRACK gives threat actors the key required to join wireless networks which would otherwise require a password for authentication.

Read more on ZDNet.

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