Good Hackers Can Do Bad Things, Too. Famed white hat hacker Marcus Hutchinsbetter known as Malware. Breitling Montbrillant 47 Limited Edition. Techwas arrested by the FBI yesterday while trying to fly home to the United Kingdom from Las Vegas. The 2. 2 year old security researcher gained mainstream fame earlier this year as the guy who stopped the destructive Wanna. Cry ransomware from spreading, and had been partying with friends near the Black Hat and Defcon hacker conferences before his arrest. Now, he faces serious federal charges for allegedly creating the Kronos banking trojan. But hes supposed to be the good guy Heres the thing Good people do bad things sometimes. Its possible that good hackers, the ones we celebrate for stopping malware, also create malware, perhaps for profit or perhaps because theyre bored. Its possible, but some people just cant believe that Hutchins would ever do something like this We dont know if Hutchins is guilty. Thats up to the courts to determine. However, what we know so far about the young mans precarious situation is intriguing to say the least. In the days leading up to his arrest, Hutchins was going big. During the hacker conferences, Hutchins was throwing parties at a 1,9. Airbnb which, incidentally, is home the largest private pool in Las Vegas, Gizmodo alum William Turton reports at the Outline. Hutchins also rented a Lamborghini and asked his Twitter followers where he could find a race track. He contemplated renting a helicopter for a tour of the Grand Canyon. He shot a very scary machine gun at a shooting range. Spending lots of money and having fun isnt against the law, but it is curious in retrospect. The recently unsealed federal indictment claims that Hutchins not only built the Kronos malware, which enables a hacker to steal bank credentials, but also advertised it on Alpha. Bay, the dark web marketplace that US and European authorities seized a couple weeks ago. Its unclear if Hutchins arrest is connected to that seizure. The indictment claims that Hutchins sold Kronos, at least once, for 2,0. Wrestling Observer Torrent' title='Wrestling Observer Torrent' />The indictment also claims that Hutchins uploaded a video to You. Tube about how Kronos works, a detail that the Department of Justice thinks is incriminating evidence. Did federal authorities let Hutchins party his face off during Defcon and Black Hat, so that they could collect more incriminating evidence against the young security researcher Did Hutchins money come the sale of malware that makes it easy for evil hackers to rob unsuspecting computer users Did Hutchins lie when he said he was donating the 1. Wanna. Cry to charity, instead choosing to spend the money on exotic car rentals and a lavish party house We dont know the answer to any of these questions, and we probably wont for quite some time. But it certainly is possible that a white hat like Hutchins possibly, maybe did some bad things a few years ago. In the hacker world, its not uncommon for hackers to start off wearing black hats and end up changing their ways. Usually they get caught doing the bad stuff and then spend some time in prison. M6HXDyk8_PQ/TgYkvcsu_NI/AAAAAAAAAfA/pMpiuvR7mgo/s400/SamoaJoe.png' alt='Wrestling Observer Torrent' title='Wrestling Observer Torrent' />Here are some examples. Kevin Paulson is the legendary hacker who became famous for taking over all of the phone lines that led to Los Angeles area radio stations so that he could be the 1. Registration Key Oberon Media Games. Porsche back in 1. He was arrested in 1. Now, hes a senior editor at Wired. Then, youve got Kevin Mitnick, another famous hacker. Mitnick was charged for over two dozen cyber crimes in 1. Now, he runs his own security company, consulting large companies and even the FBI on how to keep their data safe. And who could forget Samy Kamkar. When he was just 1. The Alien Geometries trope as used in popular culture. A staple of Cosmic Horror Story and of Mind Screw artworks. Elder Gods, Old Ones, the Reality Warper. English vocabulary word lists and various games, puzzles and quizzes to help you study them. Mediasourced proof that Russia threw the 2016 election for Trump, and Trump colluded with the effort. Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get. Kamkar created a worm that he unleashed on My. Space, where it soon became the fastest spreading computer virus in history. He pleaded guilty to a felony, avoided jail time, and was on probation for three years, during which he was not allowed to touch a computer. Now, hes one of the most famous white hat hackers in the world, spotting vulnerabilities in everyday devices and advocating for better privacy. Hes even testified before Congress. One thing deserves repeating, though We dont know if Hutchins is guilty. Its entirely possible that the feds got the wrong guy, and we can all go back to remembering Malware. Tech for being the nice person who saved a lot of people from getting hacked and held hostage by the Wanna. Cry ransomware. If he did do it, however, he wouldnt be the first white hat hacker with a black hat past. In fact, hed be in good company.