The Undetectable Hacker Murders
A murder with the simple click of a mouse— what was still considered impossible just a few years ago has developed into a genuine menace. However, induced traffic accidents and orchestrated cardiac arrest are merely the beginning. id enters one of the dar
Committing crimes with the click of a mouse
Shortly after 4 in the morning a Mercedes C250 shatters the silence in Hollywood. The vehicle has run at least two red lights on Highland Avenue, and witnesses would later estimate it to be moving at 80 miles per hour— some even figured as much as 100. Suddenly, at about 4:25 A.M., the car veers sharply and slams into a tree along the roadside without braking. The vehicle goes up in flames, and the driver is killed upon impact— his body broken by the force of the collision. Police find the engine 160 feet away from the scene of the accident. Nothing points to the involvement of a third party, according to the official report made by the Los Angeles Police Department. Two days later the case is closed.
EVEN A MODEST AMOUNT OF EXPERTISE CAN ALLOW SOMEONE TO HACK INTO AN ANESTHESIA MACHINE.
OPEN NETWORK From light consoles to X-ray machines, the various pieces of medical equipment generally communicate without encryption. Hackers are able to read these transmissions— and they can even alter them.
Florian Grunow, IT security expert