When Stopping a Computer Virus Lands You in Jail

This video from Crumb stands as a cautionary tale.

In 2017, a computer virus encrypted more than 200,000 computers, disrupting hospitals, telecommunications companies, and public transportation systems. However, before the day ended, a malware analyst emerged as a hero by discovering a kill switch that halted the virus’s spread. However, his good deed earned him the attention of the FBI who began digging into his dark past.

Frank

#DataScientist, #DataEngineer, Blogger, Vlogger, Podcaster at http://DataDriven.tv . Back @Microsoft to help customers leverage #AI Opinions mine. #武當派 fan. I blog to help you become a better data scientist/ML engineer Opinions are mine. All mine.