The Confessions of Marcus Hutchins, the Hacker Who Saved the Internet
At 22, he single-handedly put a stop to the worst cyberattack the world had ever seen. Then he was arrested by the FBI. This is his untold story.
The story of the hacker who became the savior of the internet.
Few things in life are black-and-white. Neither is the story of Marcus Hutchins, a gifted computer programmer who perfected his trade creating malware and later came to save the online world from a debilitating cyberattack. In an intimate portrait of Hutchins for Wired, technology journalist Andy Greenberg lays out Hutchin’s life story, inviting readers to form their own moral conclusions. Anybody interested in cybersecurity – or just a riveting life story – will want to read this article.
About the Author
Andy Greenberg is a senior writer for Wired, covering security, privacy and information freedom.
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