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Judge: MalwareTech is no longer under curfew, GPS monitoring

1 month ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Marcus Hutchins, security researcher for Kryptos Logic. In May, he registered a domain name that neutralized the WCry ransomware worm. In August, he was charged with developing malware called Kronos.
A judge in Milwaukee has modified the pre-trial release conditions of Marcus Hutchins, also known online as "MalwareTech," who was indicted two months ago on federal criminal charges.
Under US Magistrate Judge William Duffin's Thursday order , Hutchins, who is currently living in Los Angeles, will no longer be subject to a curfew or to GPS monitoring.
His attorney, Marcia Hofmann...
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