In Australia the Therapeutic Goods Administration said it was aware of the recall and was reviewing information “to determine what, if any, action is required in Australia and will take into account the conclusions from the FDA investigations”.

Only those devices implanted in the past two years would likely have “remote monitoring”, which allows cardiologists to monitor how well the devices are operating from a standalone computer — and that is what makes the devices vulnerable to hacking.

Source: Thousands of Australians could have pacemakers being recalled in US over hacking risk – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)