The Confessions Of Marcus Hutchins, The Hacker Who Saved The Internet • Discoverology

The Confessions Of Marcus Hutchins, The Hacker Who Saved The Internet

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At 22, he saved the internet from what was the worst cyberattack in history: a piece of malware called WannaCry. It was Hutchins who had found and triggered the secret kill switch contained in its code, neutering WannaCry’s global threat immediately. Then he was arrested by the FBI.

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