NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins arrested in US
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NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins arrested in US

British cyber-security researcher Marcus Hutchins will appear in court in Las Vegas later charged in a US cyber-crime case.

The 23-year-old has been accused of involvement with Kronos - a piece of malware used to steal banking logins from victims' computers.

Tor Ekeland is an attorney who specialises in computer crime. He told the Today programme the charges carry a "statutory maximum of maybe 40 years in jail".

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