A Corporation Saved My Life. Now It Watches My Every Move

A wireless pacemaker saved my life, but also got me wondering how easy it would be for hackers or commercial profiteers to 'break into' my heart. I traveled to the medical tech firm's HQ and got less than reassuring answers

The only piece of art to be seen in the spacious office of Dr. Robert Kowal, chief medical officer of the cardiac rhythm and heart failure division of Medtronic, is a reproduction of Ren Magritte’s “La...

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