The Latest: Lawyer awaits UK cybersecurity expert's release
August 6, 2017
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on plans for a British cybersecurity researcher who was arrested in Las Vegas to appear in federal court in Milwaukee on charges that he created and distributed malicious software designed to steal banking passwords in 2014 and 2015 (all times local):
An Electronic Frontier Foundation lawyer says he is awaiting word that bail has been posted for British cybersecurity researcher Marcus Hutchins, and that Hutchins has been released from federal custody pending an appearance in U.S. District Court in Milwaukee.
Foundation general counsel Kurt Opsahl said...