Wow now this is a shocker, and Google blocked the site after finding the malware. This says one thing for Google in the fact that their web scanners were on the ball. The company uses the site to distribute software for ventilators and respiratory products. The site was pushing malicious software to visitors so if you have visited the site, in the past as I assume it has been fixed now as the site is up and running, better check out your computer.
A spokesperson from a hospital said he was shocked when he went to download software and a warning came up that said “visiting this site may harm your computer”. He was going to download an update for ventilator software and not what one wants to see at this point in time for sure. The last time I wrote about the company here they were laying of employees in San Diego back in 2010. BD
Threatpost's Paul Roberts reports that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is investigating the compromise of a Web site used to distribute software updates for vital medical equipment. The site, Roberts says, was blocked by Google after it was found to be "riddled with malware."
"The site belongs to San Diego-based CareFusion Inc., a hospital equipment supplier," Roberts writes. "The infected Web sites, which use a number of different domains, distribute firmware updates for a range of ventilators and respiratory products. Scans by Google's Safe Browsing program in May and June found the sites were rife with malware. For example, about six percent of the 347 Web pages hosted at viasyshealthcare.com, a CareFusion Web site that is used to distribute software updates for the company's AVEA brand ventilators, were found to be infected and pushing malicious software to visitors' systems.