Consider this a reminder that end-of-life software doesn’t get patches: researchers have turned up more than 1,400 vulnerabilities in a widespread automatic drug dispensing system from CareFusion, because old units are still running Windows XP. The computer-controlled dispensing cabinets are installed in hospitals and pharmacies around the world. In large deployments, they can be connected as a network of dispensary workstations that report usage in real time – incidentally providing a vector for remote attacks.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register