Ransomeware WannaCry defused 22-year old boy who initially only wanted to be called by the pseudonym MalwareTech. Now his identity is revealed already.
His name is Marcus Hutchsins. He is regarded as a hero after conquering WannaCry keep it from spreading further. Marcus admitted doing it accidentally.
Initially he analyzed samples ransomeware WannaCry and found that it is connected with the web address that is not registered. He then registered the domain, something he used to do to investigate cyber threats.
That action turned out to be a surefire way to stop the act of WannaCry. The ransomware suddenly become inactive so recognize the domain is already registered. So WannaCry infection is very much slowed down after being infected about 200 thousand computers in 150 countries. of the Guardian, Marcus initially did not want to reveal his identity. But the media in the UK managed to find out who he is and now inevitably, Marcus also appear to the public.
Marcus lived in the family home, in a small bedroom concurrently work area in the south of England. He works remotely for security companies from the United States, Kryptos Logic.
“I’m out to lunch with a friend and returned in the afternoon when he saw a lot of articles about the hospital in the United attack. I also discovered malware samples it and see it connected to a specific domain, which is not registered,” she later mendafatarkan that domain ,
“I really do not know what I was doing at the time, that register domain it can stop malware that. So in my CV later I could only write once secaratidak deliberately stop international cyber attack,” he joked.