The risk is "extremely low," the company said, but it's advising patients on steps they can take to protect themselves
Hacking into the pump would require close contact and sophisticated technical skills.
By Jim Finkle(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson is telling patients that it has learned of a security vulnerability in one of its insulin pumps that a hacker could exploit to overdose diabetic patients with insulin, though it describes t...
Johnson & Johnson has warned diabetes patients and doctors that one of its insulin pumps is vulnerable to cyber hacking.
Johnson & Johnson, a major maker of medical devices has for the first time issued a warning about a potential computer security flaw in a consumer product, but cautions that the danger to patients is extremely low.