Using inexpensive magnet, hacker beats protections on a "smart" handgun.

This week a world’s chosen hackers are entertainment in Las Vegas for Def Con, a largest subterraneous hacking eventuality of a year.

The BBC’s North America record contributor met a hacker who had circumvented protections on a handgun designed to make it unfit for unapproved people to shoot.

Cyber-hacks season:

This week BBC News is holding a tighten demeanour during all aspects of cyber-security. The coverage is timed to coincide with a dual biggest shows in a confidence calendar – Black Hat and Def Con.

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