Barnaby Jack became famous for hacking into ATM machines, but his work also led to manufacturers improving the security of medical devices
Barnaby Jack, the security researcher famous for hacking into automated teller machines to make them spit out money and demonstrating security flaws on medical devices has died. He was 36 years old.
When he was working at security software firm McAfee Inc. in 2011, Jack developed a method that allowed him to attack an insulin pumping machine. This led to medical device maker Medtronic Inc., to redesign its product.
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