Virus scanners bring patient in danger during heart surgergy

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A medical system that monitors patients crashed during a heart procedure because the virusscanner performed a scheduled scan, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reports.

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#2

Maybe they should use anti-anti-virus scanners?
If those also turn out to be a problem, then anti-anti-anti-virus scanners should be used.
:stuck_out_tongue:


#3

Even though it is no laughing matter - LOL :bigsmile:

On a serious note, such a computer should not have antivirus installed and be sheltered from the internet… Rather the traffic should be monitored from another computer in the domain.

I think I’ll go for anti-anti-anit-anti :stuck_out_tongue:


#4

You know, the fact that the computer choose that moment to perform it’s scan doesn’t surprise me at all. What does surprise me is “The two [devices] are connected through a serial interface.” Who uses serial connectors any more? Are they connecting their monitors vis ISA? Or, perhaps they have the only known MCI cards ever produced?

PS: I have a brand new product for sale: the anti-anti-anti-anti-anti-anti-anti-anti-anti-anti-virus scanner, only slightly used! We’ll start the bidding at ten gold doubloons. (That’s 10 instances of the word “anti”, BTW.)