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Biohacker Stores Encrypted Data in DNA

DEF CON 26, Las Vegas – Unicorn Riot sat down with self-described “biohacker” John Dunlap to discuss how recent advances in genetic sequencing and modification technology has allowed him to experiment with storing encrypted data in DNA. Dunlap described how biologically hiding encrypted data could help people travel across borders and other areas where normal data storage would be inspected.