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Security vulnerabilities in the medical device industry are not new but recently companies have been reminding doctors to ensure their devices such as pacemakers and defibrillators are locked up as they continue to be targets for hackers and thieves. The InHomelandSecurity.com article – Hackers Take Aim at Common Medical Devices – also reiterates that the medical device industry must remain vigilant in security updates and references research done by Bishop Fox which verified that these medical devices were exploitable.