Could hackers 'brainjack' your memories in future?

Could hackers 'brainjack' your memories in future?


Publication Title
BBC News
Publication/Creation Date
February 19 2019
Creators/Contributors
Pablo Uchoa (creator)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA (contributor)
Laurie Pycroft (contributor)
University Of Oxford (contributor)
University Of California, Berkeley (contributor)
Dmitry Galov (contributor)
Kaspersky Lab (contributor)
Food And Drug Administration (FDA) (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
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.
HCI Platform
Implantables
Location on Body
Entire Body, Brain
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