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32M Becomes First-Ever Company to Implant Micro-Chips in Employees

32M Becomes First-Ever Company to Implant Micro-Chips in Employees

July 24, 2017Mohit Kumar
Biohacking could be a next big thing in this smart world. Over two years ago, a hacker implanted a small NFC chip in his left hand right between his thumb and his pointer finger and hacked Android smartphones and bypassed almost all security measures, demonstrating the risks of Biohacking. At the end of the same year, another hacker implanted a small NFC chip with the private key to his Bitcoin wallet under his skin , making him able to buy groceries or transfer money between bank accounts by just waving his hand. And this is soon going to be a reality, at least in one tech company in Wisconsin. Marketing solution provider Three Square Market (32M) has announced that it had partnered with Swedish biohacking firm BioHax International for offering implanted microchips to all their employees on 1st August, according to the company's website . Although the programme is optional, the company wants at least more than 50 of its employees to undergo the Biohacking procedure.
Crazy! Hacker Implants NFC Chip In His Hand To Hack Android Phones

Crazy! Hacker Implants NFC Chip In His Hand To Hack Android Phones

April 28, 2015Mohit Kumar
There is a very sleek line between hacking and security. The security used to protect the public could be misused by hackers against the public itself, and one shouldn't forget that with the advance in technology, the techniques used by cyber criminals also improves. Today, What hackers need to conduct a successful cyber attack? Maybe just a computing device injected under the skin of their bodies, who can bear the pain, would be enough to help complete a successful cyber attack – also known as Biohacking . This was exactly what presented by the former U.S. Navy petty officer and now engineer at APA Wireless Seth Wahle . With no malicious intention, Wahle implanted a small NFC chip in his left hand right between his thumb and his pointer finger in order to display the risks of Biohacking. Hacking Android devices using NFC implants: For those unaware, NFC (Near Field Communications) chips embedded in our smartphone devices are used for transferring files and in various mobile pa
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