David Jacoby is one of Sweden’s most boldest hackers and IT security experts. He has over 25 years of
experience in professional hacking and has won several awards both as a speaker and for his unique
research and dedicated work to stop digital crime.
In addition to his own research, he has been a technical advisor to some of Sweden’s most successful IT
security companies. He has acted as an advisor to books such as David Lagercrantz’s sequel to The
Millennium Trilogy. He is also mentioned in the books “A Guide to Kernel Exploitation: Attacking the
Core”, “Generation 500”, “Swedish Hackers”, and most recently “Cybersecurity ABCs”. In 2021, the Anti-
Theft Association (Stöldskyddsföreningen) gave David his token of merit for his work to stop digital crime.
As part of his research, he has hacked his own home – and shown how to hack a country. He has also
shown how he could get into a fully updated macOS computer without any hacking tools. David’s passion
for cyber security has given him the opportunity to work with companies all over the world and is also a
common face on security conferences and television. David is also one of the ethical hackers In SVT’s
(Swedish Television) success “HACKAD_”, where he and three colleagues have hacked Swedish companies
live on the TV screen, and shown the complexity and necessity in issues such as IT security.