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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA) – You’ve heard about people who can hack into your computer.  But what about hacking into devices that are in our bodies, like a pacemaker?  

The threat is real enough that last week the FDA issued a security warning to all medical device manufacturers.  

In an episode of Showtime’s Homeland, a terrorist hacks into the Vice President’s pacemaker.  It’s fiction, but the plot line was based on some very real research at the University of Michigan.

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