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Hacking ‘hero’ Marcus Hutchins pleads guilty to US malware charges

Hacking ‘hero’ Marcus Hutchins pleads guilty to US malware charges

Technology
A British man hailed as a hero for stopping a global cyber-attack that was threatening the NHS has pleaded guilty to US malware charges.Marcus Hutchins, 24, has pleaded guilty to two charges related to writing malware - or malicious software - court documents show.Writing on his website, Hutchins said he regretted his actions and accepted "full responsibility for my mistakes".Hutchins has been held in the US since he was arrested by the FBI in 2017."As you may be aware, I've pleaded guilty to two charges related to writing malware in the years prior to my career in security," he wrote on his website. "I regret these actions and accept full responsibility for my mistakes. "Having grown up, I've since been using the same skills that I misused several years ...
'He would have killed us all' – New Zealand mosque attack hero

'He would have killed us all' – New Zealand mosque attack hero

World
A survivor has told Sky News how he screamed at the Christchurch attacker as he tried to lead the gunman away from a mosque where several people had already been killed.Abdul Aziz, 48, said he heard gunshots during Friday prayers and left his family, including his four children, inside the Linwood Islamic Centre as he ran outside to confront the terrorist in a car park. He said his children were saying, "Please come inside"."I told them 'you guys go inside, I will be alright,'" he said in an interview with Sky News. Aftermath of shooting inside Linwood mosque ...
Blackstone pips Baring, Hero Fincorp to buy Aadhar Housing Finance for Rs 2,700 crore

Blackstone pips Baring, Hero Fincorp to buy Aadhar Housing Finance for Rs 2,700 crore

Finance
Private equity firm Blackstone today bought Aadhar Housing Finance, affordable housing arm of Wadhawan Global for about Rs 2,700 crore, outbidding private-equity fund Baring Private Equity and Hero Fincorp. “Blackstone emerged as the winner for the affordable housing finance arm of Wadhawan’s Dewan Housing bidding the business at Rs 2,700 crore, which is three times the book,” said a source close to the development. The company was looking at this deal to free up capital and use the fund to ease liquidity pressure on Dewan Housing Finance. DHFL shares plunged 17.96% on Friday. The shares of DHFL has been under pressure after a news portal alleged that the company had diverted loans worth Rs 31,000 crore. The stock came under further pressure after reports about ministry...
Manchester City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Raheem Sterling goes from zero to hero with wonder goal making up for penalty gaffe

Manchester City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Raheem Sterling goes from zero to hero with wonder goal making up for penalty gaffe

Sports
STERLING EFFORT The England international kicked the turf and won a contentious penalty for the Citizens before a wonderful solo goal Gabriel Jesus grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City, aided by a farcical penalty decision, edged closer towards the Champions League last 16 by thrashing Shakhtar Donetsk 6-0. City were leading 1-0 through David Silva in the Group F encounter at the Etihad Stadium when Raheem Sterling stubbed his toe and fell over to earn a freak spot-kick which Jesus converted. Gabriel Jesus celebrates scoring his hat-trick Shakhtar had a right to feel aggrieved but they were otherwise outplayed for a second time in two weeks by City, who made victory certain through Sterling, Riyad Mahrez and two more Jesus strikes. It was a...
CSKA Moscow 2-2 Arsenal (agg 3-6): Welbeck the hero again as Arsenal reach Europa League semi-finals

CSKA Moscow 2-2 Arsenal (agg 3-6): Welbeck the hero again as Arsenal reach Europa League semi-finals

Sports
Arsenal booked their place in the semi-finals of the Europa League after grinding out a 2-2 draw against a spirited CSKA Moscow at the VEB Arena. Danny Welbeck's accomplished finish in the 75th-minute and Aaron Ramsey's stoppage-time strike was enough to get the Gunners' over the line and secure a 6-3 aggregate win. Arsene Wenger's men were overwhelming favourites to go through after beating CSKA 4-1 in the first leg at the Emirates, but strikes from Fedor Chalov and Kirill Nababkin put the Russian side 2-0 up and one goal away from going through. But Welbeck, who was the hero in the north London side's 3-2 win over Southampton last weekend, came up with a priceless goal that eased the nerves for Arsenal. And with their opponents on their knees, Arse...