Engineered assassin viruses

The power available to us is awesome and terrifying. Are we headed to a future where Anonymous attacks leaders and organizations with biological means rather than via the Internet?

Hacking the President’s DNA

The U.S. government is surreptitiously collecting the DNA of world leaders, and is reportedly protecting that of Barack Obama. Decoded, these genetic blueprints could provide compromising information. In the not-too-distant future, they may provide something more as well—the basis for the creation of personalized bioweapons that could take down a president and leave no trace.

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