"First, do no harm." -- The Hippocratic Oath
"A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm." -- Asimov's First Law of Robotics
But what happens when an attacker surreptitiously takes control of a robot and transforms it into a rogue machine? The consequences could be quite dire, particularly in the rapidly growing field of healthcare robotics.
For the manufacturers of healthcare robots -- ranging from precision surgical systems and mobile phar...