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Renowed ATM hacker Barnaby Jack dies ahead of Black Hat conference

DW100 (2227906) writes | 1 year,3 days

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DW100 (2227906) writes "Barnaby Jack has died unexpectedly and under unknown circumstances one week before he was due to give a talk at the Black Hat security conference. He was due to retake the stage at Black Hat next week to demonstrate a new hack that could deactivate heart pace makers from 30-yards away, similar to the fictional attack shown on popular TV show Homeland. The security industry is already mourning his passing and celebrating his achievements during his time in the field."
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