MalwareTech, the Security Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Ransomware, Gets No Prison Time for Hacking Crimes
Marcus Hutchins, the 25-year-old researcher who helped stop the dangerous malware WannaCry on its tracks, gets a sentence of served time and will not go to prison.
The researcher who helped stop the WannaCry ransomware pleaded guilty to two counts of hacking for writing banking malware in 2014.
An attempt to connect the dots between the FBI's surveillance tools, WannaCry, Marcus Hutchins, and Kronos.
Marcus Hutchins, also known as MalwareTech, was shockingly arrested at the airport after Def Con.
On Wednesday, US authorities detained Marcus Hutchins, aka MalwareTech, for his alleged role in creating and distributing the Kronos banking trojan.
Marcus Hutchins, AKA MalwareTech, previously registered a specific domain included in the ransomware’s code, which stopped the malware from spreading.