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Unencrypted pagers a security risk for hospitals, power plants

Maria Korolov | Nov. 2, 2016
For most of us, pagers went out when cell phones came in, but some companies are still using them and when the messages sent without encryption, attackers can listen in and even interfere with the communications

Hospitals have additional concerns.

According to Trend Micro, some mobile phone signals can interfere with medical equipment. In fact, Australia, Canada, Japan, and some European countries prohibit cell phone use in some hospital areas.

 

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