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.


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