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Marcus Hutchins, who stopped WannaCry's spread, avoids prison time

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Hutchins’ case has resonated in the cybersecurity community as some reflect on whether society allows good hacking to cancel out the bad.

Marcus Hutchins pleads guilty to two counts related to Kronos banking malware

by Greg Otto • 1 year ago

Also known as MalwareTech, Hutchins was responsible for stopping the WannaCry ransomware outbreak.

Marcus Hutchins prosecutors outline secret evidence to be introduced

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

The evidence is under a protective order. A pre-trial hearing is set for Oct. 17.

Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty to creating Kronos banking malware

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

"He is going to vigorously defend himself against these charges," one lawyer said.

Hutchins arrest stokes fears among those sharing sensitive threat intel

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The security researcher's arrest is troubling members of multiple threat information sharing groups who once counted Hutchins as an ally, but now worry that he could have recorded and shared their sensitive contributions.

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