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From a “transporter accident” on Star Trek to Homeland showing terrorists hacking the vice-president’s pacemaker, the concept of killing someone by hacking into connected technology is not necessarily new. However, the European Police Office believes that “online murder” is going to rise as cyber criminals target victims through the Internet of Things as more and more devices and operations are carried out through the internet. “The IoE is inevitable,” Europol states in its threat assessment. “We must expect a rapidly growing number of devices to be rendered ‘smart’ and thence to become interconnected. Unfortunately, we feel that it... Read more...