Hacker Adrian Lamo Dies at Age 37

By Eduard Kovacs

Adrian Lamo, the former hacker best known for breaching the systems of The New York Times and turning in Chelsea Manning to authorities, has died at age 37.

His passing was announced on Friday by his father, Mario Lamo, on the Facebook page of the 2600: The Hacker Quarterly magazine.

“With great sadness and a broken heart I have to let know all of Adrian’s friends and acquaintances that he is dead. A bright mind and compassionate soul is gone, he was my beloved son…” he wrote.

Lamo had been living in Wichita, Kansas, and …read more

Via:: Security Week