Marcus Hutchins works as a Cyber-Securty Researcher at Kryptos Logic. It was Marcus who had apparenlty stopped the spread of the WannaCry version 1 RansomWare. He found the Kill Switch after decompliing the WannaCry v1 code. Once he registered a Domain name found in the code, the spread of WannaCry V1 RansomWare slowed down dramatically. Soon after WannaCry version 2, which removed the kill switch, was spotted on the Internet.
Clik on this line to visit the Motherboard Vice.com website to read more details about the apparent arrest of Marcus Hutchins.
Click on this link to visit The Telegraph newspaper website to read their post titled: “FBI arrests WannaCry hero Marcus Hutchins in Las Vegas”.
Click on this link to visit the BBC website and read to post titled: “NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins arrested in US”.
Click on this link to view our prior coverage of the WannaCry Ransomware outbreak.