Cardiac Biometric

MIT Technology Review is reporting about an infrared laser device that can identify people by their unique cardiac signature at a distance: A new device, developed for the Pentagon after US Special ...

Fake News and Pandemics

When the next pandemic strikes, we'll be fighting it on two fronts. The first is the one you immediately think about: understanding the disease, researching a cure and inoculating the population. The ...
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Securing The Internet Of The Body

Image Credit: Professor Shreyas Sen via Purdue University Professor Shreyas Sen (Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and his students Debayan Das, Shovan Maity and Baibhab Chatterjee) comes a definative answer ...
University of Washington Develops Cellphone Sonar App To Detect Opioid Overdose

University of Washington Develops Cellphone Sonar App To Detect Opioid Overdose

via Sarah McQuate, writing at the University of Washington's UW News, comes a story that may change the downward spiral of opiate addicts for the better... "Researchers at the University of Washington ...
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The Noggin Tales: Flaws of EEG

News, via Sean Gallagher - writing at Ars Technica, details at least five critical flaws in a multi-vender software package shipped under the moniker 'Natus Xltek NeuroWorks 8'. Give’s one pause, before ...
BGU Security Researchers Urge Physicians to Patch Their Systems

BGU Security Researchers Urge Physicians to Patch Their Systems

via Zaid Shoorbajee - reporting for Cyberscoop, comes a story of security entropy, this time in medical imaging device system patching and an esteemed University's research targeting those systems. In this case, ...

Poor Security at the UK National Health Service

The Guardian is reporting that "every NHS trust assessed for cyber security vulnerabilities has failed to meet the standard required." This is the same NHS that was debilitated by WannaCry. EDITED TO ...