Study: Flaw Allowed Faked Results in COVID-19 Home Tests

December 22, 2021 CynergisTek, Inc.

Experts Say Other IoT Medical Products Face Similar Potential Problems

A flaw in a Bluetooth-enabled at-home COVID-19 test, which has since been fixed, would have allowed individuals to change test results from positive to negative, and vice versa - even while being supervised remotely by a third party while taking the test, says a report by the security researcher who discovered the problem.

Benjamin Denkers, Chief Innovation Officer of CynergisTek discusses how manufacturers of similar consumer-oriented medical testing and IoT products can enhance security. 
 
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CynergisTek is a top-ranked cybersecurity consulting firm dedicated to serving the information assurance needs of healthcare. CynergisTek offers specialized services and solutions to help organizations achieve privacy, security, and compliance goals. The company has been recognized by KLAS in the 2016 and 2018 Cybersecurity reports as a top performing firm in healthcare cybersecurity, as well as the 2017 Best in KLAS winner for Cybersecurity Advisory Services.

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