5 Security Things to Know for the Week of Oct. 5

  • Thousands of medical devices can be hacked via the internet, according to a pair of researchers.
  • A dangerous vulnerability in a popular WordPress plug-in has been identified and now patched
  • Amid all of the breaches waged by external adversaries, don't forget about the risks posed by insiders
  • Some U.S. merchants aren't at all pleased with the roll-out process of EMV chip-based credit payment cards - and now they are threatening legal action. 
  • Here's what happened when a group of established security experts gathered at a conference to discuss vulnerability disclosure.

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