Talk Universe - show for Wednesday, March 22nd 2017
Medical Implant Security
How safe is your medical implanted device? Do you have a pacemaker or defibrillator? Maybe a chemotherapy port or dialysis device? Even breast implants have microchip tags inside them that can be read and hacked by outsiders. How secure is your device and its data? Can it be controlled by somebody other than your doctor? And what do we have to say about newer devices for transhuman abilities? There are real concerns about RFID chip implants but few people know that their medical devices are also tagging them with unique, identifiable information.