- 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.
Yet another U.S. agency has fallen victim to ransom demands by internet hackers. A state court representative told CBS affiliate WGCL-TV that over the weekend it was discovered that hackers had found their way into the Georgia court system, knocking the entire system offline.Continue reading “Georgia court system struck by ransomware attack”
Social media users reported experiencing issues with Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. The platforms, which are all owned by Facebook, acknowledged they were working on fixing the issues and said some users reported issues uploading images, videos and other files.Continue reading “Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users report outages across platforms”
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief won’t be returning to his job after being accused of sexual misconduct and slurs that included racist remarks about Priscilla Chan, Zuckerberg’s wife.Continue reading “Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief out over allegations of sexual harassment”
Nintendo has announced a hardware revision to its popular Nintendo Switch console that makes it a little slimmer, slightly less feature-rich and a lot cheaper. The Nintendo Switch Lite will launch on September 20 and costs $200, a sharp drop from the original model, which retails for $300.Continue reading “Nintendo introduces Switch Lite, a cheaper version of the Switch”