Neurosecurity: Dawn of the Brain Hackers


The brain hackers are coming... WIN-Initiative/Getty Images
The brain hackers are coming... WIN-Initiative/Getty Images

While hackers and malware can certainly cause a great deal of damage and misery, these dangers can’t hurt us physically, right? In this episode of the Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcast, Robert and Joe are sorry to say you’re wrong -- and as more biotechnology and brain-computer interface creeps into our lives, the risk will only go up. Tune in for a discussion on inherent vulnerability, looming technology and what needs to happen to protect us.

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Topics in this Podcast: technology, neuroscience