Does a zero-day hacker have the death of one man and one hundred thousand websites on his or her conscience today?

Reports are emerging that KT Ligesh, the 32 year old boss of LXLabs in Bangalore, has been found hanged at his house.
http://www.itwire.com/content/view/25559/53/

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