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Biohackers Encoded Malware in a Strand of Dna

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DNA malware

Credit: La Tigre for Wired

When biologists synthesize DNA, they take pains not to create or spread a dangerous stretch of genetic code that could be used to create a toxin or, worse, an infectious disease. But one group of bio-hackers has demonstrated how DNA can carry a less expected threat—one designed to infect not humans or animals but computers.

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