Marcus Hutchins - The man who defeated WannaCry virus arrested on charges of creating a dangerous computer virus

Marcus Hutchins

Marcus Hutchins who once defeated the most deadliest computer virus WannaCry has been arrested on charges for creating a secret code to harvest people’s bank details, reported The Independent.

He was working from his parents house when the deadly virus WannaCry crippled computers of more than 150 countries and he was successful in decrypting the virus for the good cause.

He has been charged for creating Kronos and conspiring to sell it online. Kronos which is capable of hacking banking software and can hijack the details of banks and it's customers.

If convicted, he could face up to 40 years in a US jail.



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