Medtronic recalls insulin pumps because hackers could hijack device

  • Medtronic is recalling several models of its MiniMed insulin pumps because of a risk that hackers could take control and change their settings.
  • The FDA said diabetics should talk with their doctors about switching to models with more cybersecurity protection.
  • Diabetics should get help right away if they think their MiniMed settings have changed, or they feel symptoms of severe hypoglycemia or diabetic ketoacidosis.
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