AI, quantum computing and 5G could make criminals more dangerous than ever, warn police

    Date19 Jul 2019
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
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    Like all thinks, there are both benefits and risks associated with AI, quantum computing and 5G. Law enforcement needs to be innovative and act now in order to keep face with near future criminal threats, warns 'Do criminals dream of electric sheep' paper.

    Artificial intelligence, quantum computing, 5G and the rise of the Internet of Things are just some of the emerging technologies that could aid cybercriminals in ways that could make them more dangerous than ever – and law enforcement must innovate quickly in order to help keep citizens safe, a new report has warned.

    Published by Europol, the 'Do criminals dream of electric sheep: how technology shapes the future of crime and law enforcement' report – the title of which references the work of science fiction writer Philip K. Dick – explores the consequences that emerging technology could have for cybercrime.

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