Dick Cheney and his Wireless Heart Security
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In an interesting interview on CBS' 60 Minutes this past weekend, former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney admitted that he was worried hackers could hack his heart. Cheney was implanted with a heart defibrillator device in 2007 to fix a number of ailments.
Cheney's Cardiologist, Dr. Jonathan Reiner, ordered that the heart defibrillator's wireless features be disabled for fear that a hacker could somehow get access and kill Cheney. The fear is one that was played out in a fictional sequence on the Showtime drama "Homeland" this year