Hacker who stopped WannaCry may get 40yrs of jail
From Hero to Zero: Hacker who stopped WannaCry may get 40yrs of jail
The British computer hacker credited with stopping the notorious WannaCry cyber-attack has allegedly admitted to police that he created and sold malware designed to steal banking details. Marcus Hutchins could face up to 40 years in prison if convicted. Hutchin’s work in stopping WannaCry saw him hailed as a hero. Former CIA analyst John Kiriakou believes the hacker’s arrest leaves too many questions unanswered.