Brit computer genius Marcus Hutchins who stopped global malware attack joins UK’s National Cyber Security Centre to prevent new strains of the malicious software

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Marcus Hutchins, pictured, prevented more than 100,000 computers across the globe from being infected by registering a website domain name that unexpectedly stopped the spread of the virus

Marcus Hutchins, pictured, prevented more than 100,000 computers across the globe from being infected by registering a website domain name that unexpectedly stopped the spread of the virus

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Self-taught Marcus Hutchins stopped virus wreaking havoc on Britain’s hospitals by triggering £8.29 ‘kill switch’

See:

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/3561433/nhs-cyber-attack-hero-marcus-hutchins-computer-genius-parents-home-devon/

.Hutchins is believed to have come up with the solution from his room at his parents’ house in Devon

Hutchins is believed to have come up with the solution from his room at his parents’ house in Devon. MALWARETECHBLOG/TWITTER

.The 22-year-old regularly posts about his love for surfing, pizza and Pokemon on social media

The 22-year-old regularly posts about his love for surfing, pizza and Pokemon on social media. MALWARETECHBLOG/TWITTER

Marcus, pictured centre with friends at DEFCON, stopped the virus with an £8.29 website domain name

Marcus, pictured centre with friends at DEFCON, stopped the virus with an £8.29 website domain name

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/3561433/nhs-cyber-attack-hero-marcus-hutchins-computer-genius-parents-home-devon/

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IT expert who saved the world from ransomware virus is working with GCHQ to prevent repeat

The young cyber expert…

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