July 26, 2013
Barnaby Jack demonstrates an attack on two automated teller machines in June 2010 during the Black Hat technology conference in Las Vegas. Jack, a prominent hacker who discovered a way to have ATM machines spit out cash and was set to deliver a talk about hacking pacemakers and other wireless implantable medical devices, has died in San Francisco. San Francisco Deputy Coroner Kris Barbrich says Jack died on Thursday. The Medical Examiner’s Office is still investigating the cause of death.
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A prominent hacker who discovered a way to have ATMs spit out cash and was set to deliver a talk about hacking pacemakers and other wireless implantable medical devices has died in San Francisco, authorities and his employer said.
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