EurekAlert: New cyberattack can trick scientists into making toxins or viruses — Ben-Gurion University researchers

EurekAlert: New cyberattack can trick scientists into making toxins or viruses — Ben-Gurion University researchers. “According to a new paper just published in Nature Biotechnology, it is currently believed that a criminal needs to have physical contact with a dangerous substance to produce and deliver it. However, malware could easily replace a short sub-string of the DNA on a bioengineer’s computer so that they unintentionally create a toxin producing sequence.”

%d bloggers like this: