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British security researcher Marcus Hutchins, who came to prominence after he inadvertently stopped the spread of the WannaCry ransomware in May, has pleaded not guilty to writing the code that was used to create the banking trojan Kronos.

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British software researcher Marcus Hutchins is set to face a hearing in the US district court in Wisconsin on 14 August, following his arrest and subsequent release on bail on charges of having written and distributed a banking trojan known as Kronos.

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Even as many security researchers rallied around Briton Marcus Hutchins, who was arrested in the US last week on allegations of creating the banking trojan, Kronos, the head of security firm Immunity, Dave Aitel, has cast the cat among the pigeons by claiming that Hutchins was also behind the WannaCry ransomware.

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