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7.26.19

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.

4.19.19

‘WannaCry Hero’ Marcus Hutchins Pleads Guilty to Making Banking Malware

The researcher who helped stop the WannaCry ransomware pleaded guilty to two counts of hacking for writing banking malware in 2014.

9.7.17

Why Is the FBI Really Going After the Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry?

An attempt to connect the dots between the FBI's surveillance tools, WannaCry, Marcus Hutchins, and Kronos.

8.14.17

Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Pleads Not Guilty to Creating Banking Malware

Marcus Hutchins, also known as MalwareTech, was shockingly arrested at the airport after Def Con.

8.3.17

WannaCry Researcher Indicted for Allegedly Creating Banking Malware

On Wednesday, US authorities detained Marcus Hutchins, aka MalwareTech, for his alleged role in creating and distributing the Kronos banking trojan.

8.3.17

Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Ransomware Detained in US After Def Con

Marcus Hutchins, AKA MalwareTech, previously registered a specific domain included in the ransomware’s code, which stopped the malware from spreading.

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