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Therac 25

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The Therac-25 - Nancy Leveson
apy machine, called the Therac-25, massively overdosed six people.
An Engineering Disaster: Therac-25
An investigation of the Therac-25 accidents - Computer
a computerized radiation therapy machine called the Therac-25. Between June Therac-25 — with resultant deaths and serious injuries.
The Therac 25
The Therac 25. A case study in safety failure. • Radiation therapy machine.
An Investigation of the Therac-25 Accidents
a computerized radiation therapy machine called the Therac-25. Between June Therac-25 -with resultant deaths and serious injuries.

Suggested News Resources

Black Hat hacker details lethal wireless attack on insulin pumps
Its the Therac-25 all over again. Short-sighted systems and software engineers leave big gaping holes in a system simply because they cut corners thinking “well this will never happen”. If it can happen, it WILL happen.

Suggested Web Resources

Therac-25 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An Investigation of Therac-25 Accidents - I
Therac-25 Case Materials
Therac-25 was a medical linear accelerator, a device used to treat cancer. What made Therac-25 unique at the time of its use was the software.
Therac-25 Accidents: An Updated Version of the Original Accident
Therac-25 Accidents: An Updated Version of the Original Accident Investigation Paper (by Nancy Leveson).
Fatal Dose - Radiation Deaths linked to AECL Computer Errors
At the time there were five Therac-25s installed in hospitals in the U.S. and six in Canada.

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