FBI Slaps New Charges Against Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry

    Date10 Jun 2018
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Any hopes that Marcus Hutchins, the British security researcher credited with stopping WannaCry, might have harbored about a quick resolution of a US malware case against him were dashed this week with the FBI slapping four new charges against him. Federal authorities arrested Hutchins, 24, in Las Vegas last August and charged him with creating and distributing, Kronos - malware for stealing online banking credentials - between July 2014 and July 2015.
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