Millions of IoT Medical Devices Impacted by Ripple20 Vulnerabilities
Researchers discovered 19 vulnerabilities called Ripple20 impacting the TCP/IP communication stack found in hundreds of millions of connected devices, including IoT medical tech.
Hundreds of millions of connected devices, including IoT medical devices, are impacted by a group of 19 vulnerabilities known as Ripple20, found in the devices’ TCP/IP communication stack, according to research from JSOF.
For the healthcare sector, these vulnerabilities add to a host of other risks plaguing its medical devices: legacy systems and patch management.
The Department of Homeland Security followed the report with an alert to these vulnerabilities, providing details into potential exploits. Officials warned...