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how a tiny l.a. cybersecurity firm pulled the plug on a global ransomware attack


salim neino had been waiting for something like wannacry.fast, indiscriminate and disruptive, the computer infection locked up computers in british hospitals and was spreading across the world when neino’s company kryptos logic stepped into the ring.one of his researchers found a so-called kill switch in the wannacry code and pounced. "we put it in a triangle choke!" joked neino, a mixed-martial-arts fan.not bad for a 33-year-old lawndale native and cal state long beach grad, who co-founded kryptos eight years ago with $120,000.the mid-may episode thrust the small los angeles cybersecurity company onto a world stage. at the same time, it has opened a new era of broad-scale ransomware attacks — a fact driven home this week when a second worm, exploiting the same methods as wannacry, briefly






how a tiny l.a. cybersecurity firm pulled the plug on a global ransomware attack


salim neino had been waiting for something like wannacry.fast, indiscriminate and disruptive, the computer infection locked up computers in british hospitals and was spreading across the world when neino’s company kryptos logic stepped into the ring.one of his researchers found a so-called kill switch in the wannacry code and pounced. "we put it in a triangle choke!" joked neino, a mixed-martial-arts fan.not bad for a 33-year-old lawndale native and cal state long beach grad, who co-founded kryptos eight years ago with $120,000.the mid-may episode thrust the small los angeles cybersecurity company onto a world stage. at the same time, it has opened a new era of broad-scale ransomware attacks — a fact driven home this week when a second worm, exploiting the same methods as wannacry, briefly






expert who beat cyberattack says he's no hero


ilfracombe, england — a young british computer expert credited with cracking the wannacry cyberattack told the associated press he doesn't consider himself a hero but fights malware because "it's the right thing to do."in his first face-to-face interview, marcus hutchins, who works for los angeles-based kryptos logic, said monday that hundreds of computer experts worked throughout the weekend to fight the virus, which paralyzed computers in some 150 countries."i'm definitely not a hero," he said. "i'm just someone doing my bit to stop botnets."the 22-year-old computer whiz from the south coast of england, discovered a so-called "kill switch" that slowed the unprecedented outbreak on friday. he then spent the next three days fighting the worm that crippled britain's hospital network as well