A researcher presented the results of a year-long effort to reverse engineer John Deere hardware to run a version of the DOOM first person shooter. He also discovered a number of security flaws along the way.
Internet of Things
In this episode of the podcast (#238) we speak with Daniel Brodie, the CTO at the firm Cynerio. about his firm’s discovery of a string of critical security flaws in an autonomous medical robot, TUG, that is already deployed in hundreds of clinical settings and the growing issue of medical device insecurity and cyber risks to healthcare providers.
A cyber attack has disrupted the operations of AGCO/Fendt, a major manufacturer of agricultural equipment, the company has acknowledged.
The good news? John Deere bricked expensive farm equipment taken by thieving Russian troops. The bad news: those same remote access features could be used to launch crippling, large scale attacks on US farms.
In this episode of the podcast (#235) Justine Bone, the CEO of Medsec, joins Paul to talk about cyber threats to healthcare organizations in the age of COVID. Justine’s firm works with hospitals and healthcare organizations to understand their cyber risk and defend against attacks, including ransomware.