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100,000 sites deleted in hack, software company boss commits suicide

"The boss of Indian software firm LxLabs was found dead in a suspected suicide on Monday.

Reports of the death of K T Ligesh, 32, come in the wake of the exploitation of a critical vulnerability in HyperVM, a virtualization application made by LXLabs, to wipe out data on 100,000 sites hosted by the UK web hosting firm VAserv.

The effect of his death on the development of updated software by LxLabs is unknown at time of writing."

Read more: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/06/09/lxlabs_funder_death/


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