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Almost half a million pacemakers need a firmware update to avoid getting hacked
"Nearly half a million pacemakers are being recalled by the US Food and Drug Administration after the agency found that the devices could be hacked to control pacing or deplete batteries."
Lenovo settles charges for selling laptops with compromised user security
"Lenovo Inc, a major laptop maker, has agreed to pay $3.5 million and make changes in how it sells laptops in order to settle allegations it sold devices with pre-loaded software that compromised users’ security protections."
Potential security risk could affect 750,000 Estonian ID cards
"...a potential security risk had been detected affecting all national ID cards issued in Estonia after October 2014."