barnaby jack

Barnaby Jack always seemed to find a way to make the process of banging away on an application–or a pacemaker or an ATM–look like the most fun anyone has ever had. And he wanted all of his friends to join in the fun. Jack, a respected and much-admired security researcher at IOActive, died on July 25 in San Francisco, just a few days before Black Hat, the conference that played host to some of his more memorable demonstrations.

[img_assist|nid=6295|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Two ATM manufacturers have released software updates to address the remotely exploitable vulnerabilities in their machines’ firmware that IOActive researcher Barnaby Jack demonstrated line on stage at the Black Hat conference last month.

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