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Medical Device Security Center
Summary: The web server distributing the software updates for a ventilator (a medical device) itself needs some help with software updates. According to Google, the web server was infected with 48 viruses and 2 scripting exploits. 20 pages resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent.
The risks should be obvious. This is an update for a medical device, and yet one must download it in a manner as if software sepsis is no big deal. Health care professionals might as well stop their washing hands while they're at it.