Hacker Found Dead Just Days Before He Was Due To Demonstrate How To Kill Someone Fitted With A Pacemaker At Conference

 

 

 

 

” Mystery surrounds the death of a celebrated computer hacker who claimed to know how to remotely kill someone fitted with a heart pacemaker – as happened in the fictional TV spy drama Homeland.

Barnaby Jack died in San Francisco on Thursday, just days before he was due to give a speech revealing how implanted heart devices were at risk from fatal hacking attacks.

The San Francisco Medical Examiner’s office confirmed the death last night but did not give any  further details.”