Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Saturday August 18, 2012

Hackers Backdoor the Human Brain

Attention all of you Tin-Foil Hat Brigaders. Now you have a good reason to don your hats proudly and loudly claim "I told you so". Researchers at the Usenix Security conference have demonstrated the ability to hack your brain pan, extracting pertinent information through the use of inexpensive commercial equipment and a custom designed computer program. I can haz brain? big grin

To extract this information, the researchers rely on what’s known as the P300 response آ— a very specific brainwave pattern that occurs when you recognize something that is meaningful