The hacker behind the most recent attacks on Google’s computers has been identified by the company, and his name is Michael Pecan.
Pecans name has also been used in a blog post by the NSA.
Google announced the hack on Tuesday.
Google is offering free technical support for those affected by the hack.
Pucan, who also goes by Michael, said in a post on Twitter that he was in the UK when the attack happened.
Google said the attack, first reported by The Guardian, had compromised about 15 million computers.
Google’s security team said the company is aware of the breach.
It said it has patched the problem.
Google also said it will be updating its Chrome browser with an update that includes more security protections.
Google has been facing increased scrutiny over its surveillance practices, which have drawn criticism from privacy advocates.