Briton who helped stop 2017 WannaCry virus spared jail over malware charges

Marcus Hutchins pleaded guilty to two hacking charges but judge says virus he helped stop was far more damaging than the malware he wrote The British computer expert who helped shut down the WannaCry cyberattack on the NHS said he is incredibly thankful after being spared jail in the US for creating malware. Marcus Hutchins was hailed as a hero in May 2017 when he found a kill switch that slowed the effects of the Original Article : HERE ;