Pandemics, abrupt climate shifts, and computer attacks — these are what will bring Armageddon according to Thebulletin.org. And InformationWeek particularly cites continuous Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on banks.
Even Facebook hacked its employees to force lessons on Cyberattacks
‘When Facebook teaches its staff about how to detect and prevent cyberattacks, there isn’t some hum-drum Power Point presentation. Instead, it hacks its own employees.
The company told Mashable it recently celebrated its second-annual “Hacktober,” a month-long event in October which features a series of simulated security threats attacking staffer computers to see who would fall for them and who would report the issues…’
Is a brain-controlled toy helicopter dangerous too? Maybe not. But what when attack-robots can be mind-controlled too?
‘We are building and selling this crazy new toy. Then we show everyone how we made it. We will sell finished, working, brain-controlled helicopters but also release guides and software for taking them apart to rebuild or customize. We will publish lessons on how mind-controlled devices actually work and how infrared signals steer the aircraft. We are testing a hypothesis that this form of cooperation can succeed commercially while aiding the pursuit of science and education…’