Publications


Ghost Talk: Mitigating EMI Signal Injection Attacks against Analog Sensors
Denis Foo Kune, John Backes, Shane S. Clark, Daniel B. Kramer, Matthew Reynolds, Kevin Fu, Yongdae Kim, and Wenyuan Xu
In Proceedings of the 34th Annual IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (Oakland), May 2013.
[To appear]

Security and Privacy Qualities of Medical Devices: An Analysis of FDA Postmarket Surveillance
Daniel B. Kramer, Matthew Baker, Benjamin Ransford, Andres Molina-Markham, Quinn Stewart, Kevin Fu, Matthew R. Reynolds
PLoS ONE 7(7), July 2012.
[PDF]

Design Challenges for Secure Implantable Medical Devices
Wayne P. Burleson, Shane S. Clark, Benjamin Ransford, Kevin Fu
In Proceedings of the 49th Design Automation Conference (DAC), June 2012. Invited paper.
[PDF] [slides]

Recent Results in Computer Security for Medical Devices
Shane S. Clark, Kevin Fu
In International ICST Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare (MobiHealth), Special Session on Advances in Wireless Implanted Devices, October 2011.
[PDF]

They Can Hear Your Heartbeats: Non-Invasive Security for Implanted Medical Devices
Shyamnath Gollakota, Haitham Hassanieh, Benjamin Ransford, Dina Katabi, Kevin Fu
In Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM, August 2011.
[PDF] [webpage]

Take two software updates and see me in the morning: The Case for Software Security Evaluations of Medical Devices
Steve Hanna, Rolf Rolles, Andres Molina-Markham, Pongsin Poosankam, Kevin Fu, Dawn Song
In Proceedings of 2nd USENIX Workshop on Health Security and Privacy (HealthSec), August 2011.
[PDF]

Software issues for the medical device approval process
Kevin Fu
Statement to the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Hearing on a delicate balance: FDA and the reform of the medical device approval process, Wednesday, April 13, 2011.
[PDF]

Trustworthy medical device software
Kevin Fu
In Public Health Effectiveness of the FDA 510(k) Clearance Process: Measuring Postmarket Performance and Other Select Topics: Workshop Report, Washington, DC, IOM (Institute of Medicine), National Academies Press, 2011.
[PDF] [video] [workshop] [slides]

Patients, pacemakers, and implantable defibrillators: Human values and security for wireless implantable medical devices
Tamara Denning, Alan Borning, Batya Friedman, Brian T. Gill, Tadayoshi Kohno, and William H. Maisel
28th Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), April 2010.
[PDF]

Improving the security and privacy of implantable medical devices
William H. Maisel and Tadayoshi Kohno
New England Journal of Medicine, April 2010.
[NEJM link]

Clinically significant magnetic interference of implanted cardiac devices by portable headphones
Sinjin Lee, Kevin Fu, Tadayoshi Kohno, Benjamin Ransford, and William H. Maisel
Heart Rhythm, October 2009.
[PDF]

Neurosecurity: Security and Privacy for Neural Devices
Tamara Denning, Yoki Matsuoka, and Tadayoshi Kohno
Neurosurgical Focus, July 2009.
[PDF] [abstract]

Inside risks, reducing the risks of implantable medical devices: A prescription to improve security and privacy of pervasive health care
Kevin Fu
Communications of the ACM, 52(6):25–27, June 2009.
[PDF] [abstract] [HTML]

Privacy of home telemedicine: Encryption is not enough (poster)
Mastooreh Salajegheh, Andrew Molina, and Kevin Fu
Design of Medical Devices Conference, April 2009.
[poster abstract].

Electromagnetic interference (EMI) of implanted cardiac devices by MP3 player headphones
Sinjin Lee, Benjamin Ransford, Kevin Fu, Tadayoshi Kohno, and William H. Maisel
Circulation, 118(18 Supplement), November 2008
Abstract 662, 2008 American Heart Association Annual Scientific Sessions.
[abstract] [video]

Absence makes the heart grow fonder: New directions for implantable medical device security
Tamara Denning, Kevin Fu, and Tadayoshi Kohno
USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Security (HotSec), July 2008.
[PDF] [slides]

Pacemakers and Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators: Software Radio Attacks and Zero-Power Defenses
Daniel Halperin, Thomas S. Heydt-Benjamin, Benjamin Ransford, Shane S. Clark, Benessa Defend, Will Morgan, Kevin Fu, Tadayoshi Kohno, and William H. Maisel
IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, May 2008.
[PDF] [FAQ]

Security and Privacy for Implantable Medical Devices
Daniel Halperin, Thomas S. Heydt-Benjamin, Kevin Fu, Tadayoshi Kohno, and William H. Maisel
IEEE Pervasive Computing, January 2008.
[PDF]

Devices That Tell On You: Privacy Trends in Consumer Ubiquitous Computing
T. Scott Saponas, Jonathan Lester, Carl Hartung, Sameer Agarwal, and Tadayoshi Kohno
Proceedings of the USENIX Security Symposium, August 2007.
[HTML]

Secure Software Updates: Disappointments and New Challenges
Anthony Bellissimo, John Burgess, and Kevin Fu
Proceedings of USENIX Hot Topics in Security, July 2006.
[PDF] [slides] [workshop]