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News in brief: WannaCry hero arrested; Firefox file encryption; DDoS fails to persuade

Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news WannaCry ‘kill switch’ man detained When the WannaCry virus hit back in May, 2017, a young man from the UK reported that the malware contained what became known as a kill switch. Simply put, WannaCry tried to contact a weirdly-named website just before infecting your computer; if a reply came back, then the malware went no further.

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