Tag Archives: Medical

7 emerging trends that will boost IoT security As healthcare organizations connect more medical devices to networks, protecting their integrity is crucial.

Armis has identified two chip-level vulnerabilities, which it has named BLEEDINGBBIT, impacting access points and potentially other unmanaged devices. These are vulnerabilities related to use of Bluetooth Low Energy chips from Texas Instruments. The vulnerabilities affect Cisco, Aruba and Meraki access points, permitting hackers to attack networks undetected, introduce malware, move where they want in… Read More »

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: 9 new genetic risk factors found

New research, published in the journal Nature Genetics, identifies new genetic risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease. It also uncovers novel biological mechanisms that may lead to this neurodegenerative condition. Scientists have found new genetic locations associated with Alzheimer’s. About 5.7 million people in the United States are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. A recent report… Read More »

Medical News Today: 6 incredible cases of autosurgery

In this Spotlight, we will discuss six examples of self-surgery. The stories that follow are gruesome and unusual. Although they are not for the fainthearted, they are fascinating. Self-surgery is uncommon, thankfully. Surgery is normally a skillful, delicate procedure that involves a surgeon and a patient. However, over the years, for many reasons, one of… Read More »