What happens when cybercriminals start hacking gene editing technology?

WannaCry attacks highlight the dangers of terrorists accessing CRISPR tools, experts say. We've seen what happens when hospitals and healthcare providers are beset by massive ransomware attacks like WannaCry and Locky: disruption, paralysis, financial chaos and serious risks to patient safety. But those ransomware variants are relatively primitive, technologically speaking. And the damage – thankfully, this time – seems to have been contained. Recently more science and security experts have been wondering about the consequences of hackers or terrorists gaining...