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IT expert who saved the world from ransomware virus is working with GCHQ to prevent repeat

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he young cyber expert who saved the NHS from hackers is working with GCHQ to head off another attack it has been claimedMarcus Hutchins has been credited with stopping the WannaCry ransomware attack from spreading across the globe by accidentally triggering a kill switch The self-taught 22-year-old took just a few hours to stop the breach which had already spread to more than 200000 victims – including the NHS – across 150 countries

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