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'WannaCry' virus hero Marcus Hutchins pleads guilty for creating Malware to steal Banking info

R Sinduja

News Editor

Marcus Hutchins was hailed as a hero after playing a pivotal role in stopping the global spread of the Wanna Cry ransomware attack in May 2017. He has pleaded guilty to 2 criminal charges related to creating & distributing malware. He was arrested by the FBI at the Las Vegas airport. The charges were of creating Kronos malware that stole passwords of online banking customers; another is UPAS kit to sell them in the market.