Neutralize the virus WannaCry expert has admitted to creating the virus Kronos
MOSCOW, Aug 5 — RIA Novosti. Neutralize the virus WannaCry British computer expert Marcus Hutchins has admitted to creating a program that can read Bank data, reports the Telegraph, citing a statement by Prosecutor Dan Kohila during a court hearing.
According to the newspaper, the lawyer of the programmer, however, said that he plans to plead not guilty on each of the six cases, the creation of malicious programs. “He admitted that he was the Creator of the virus Kronos, and identified that sold it”, — the newspaper quotes words of the Prosecutor.
Previously, the court in Las Vegas set the security in 30 thousand dollars for the release of the Hutchins.
Employees of the Federal Bureau of investigation, the U.S. detained a computer security expert Marcus Hutchins, who in may found a “switch” in the global WannaCry virus, making malware was neutralized.
A specialist from the UK was delayed after a conference on computer security, held in late July in Las Vegas. Hutchins is accused of spreading the virus Kronos, with which the attackers obtained access to users ‘ personal data, including Bank details.