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Pacemaker Hack Can Be Used To Kill People With Electric Shock

The pacemaker is a small electrical device that attaches to one’s heart. It controls heart beats through timed low-voltage electric shocks. The devices have saved countless lives, but these same devices now pose a serious threat. New research from Barnaby Jack, Director of Security Research for IOActive, found that pacemakers could be easily hacked. It’s all because modern pacemakers have …

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