Imagine being able to scroll through your memories like an Instagram feed, reliving with vivid details your favourite life moments and backing up the dearest ones.
Now imagine a dystopian version of the same future in which hackers hijack these memories and threaten to erase them if you don’t pay a ransom.
It might sound far-fetched, but this scenario could be closer than you think.
Source: BBC Technology News
Date: February 22nd, 2019
1) “A hacker could also threaten to erase or overwrite someone’s memories if money is not paid to them” – if we have technology good enough to alter memories, why is it that we won’t have technology good enough to protect that technology from a cyberattack?
2) Should every business student have a more than rudimentary understanding of steps to take around cybersecurity?