Marcus Hutchins

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.

8.4.17

Hero hacker who stopped the WannaCry attack has been arrested

Marcus Hutchins, a British cybersecurity expert, will be charged with creating software capable of harvesting online banking credentials — charges that could land him in jail for 40 years.

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