The Invisible Threat

The coronavirus isn’t the only invisible threat we’re facing these days. As the diabetes device world continues to become interconnected with information being seamlessly shared a new hidden threat has emerged. Just the other day the Department of Homeland Security issued an advisory regarding the OmniPod PDM. The advisory states;

“Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to gain access to the affected products to intercept, modify, or interfere with the wireless RF (radio frequency) communications to or from the product. This may allow attackers to read sensitive data, change pump settings, or control insulin delivery . . .

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