Mikko Hypponen

Fighting viruses, defending the net

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Filmed Jan 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011
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It's been 25 years since the first PC virus (Brain A) hit the net, and what was once an annoyance has become a sophisticated tool for crime and espionage. Computer security expert Mikko Hyppönen tells us how we can stop these new viruses from threatening the internet as we know it.

Mikko Hypponen
/ Cybersecurity expert

As computer access expands, Mikko Hypponen asks: What's the next killer virus, and will the world be able to cope with it? And also: How can we protect digital privacy in the age of government surveillance?  Full bio.

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