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Internet worm causes limited disruptions Monday

...which were off during the weekend and are now turned on," said Mikko Hypponen, manager of antivirus research at F-Secure Corp. in Finland. Internet Security Systems Inc. of Atlanta saw another wave begin shortly after 9 a.m., corresponding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/28/tec_367082.shtml
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Microsoft's 'secure' new Vista system has flaw

...to install rogue software, said Mikko Hypponen, the chief research officer for Finnish security research company F-Secure Corp. "The bottom line is you couldn't use a vulnerability like this to write a worm or hack a Vista system remotely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/27/bus_110070.shtml
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Windows worm spreads quickly across the Web

...broadcast, according to spokesman Jeffrey Schneider. On Wednesday, four new variants of the worm had been detected by F-Secure Corp. in Finland, bringing the total to 11, said Mikko Hypponen, the company's manager of anti-virus research...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/18/liv_446008.shtml
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Early action reins in worms

...County was cleaning the bug from 12,000 computers. On Wednesday, four new variants of the worm had been detected by F-Secure Corp. in Finland, bringing the total to 11, said Mikko Hypponen, the company's manager of antivirus research. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/18/bus_445968.shtml
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Are viruses a threat to cell phones?

...BECAUSE IF YOU ANSWER THE CALL, YOUR PHONE WILL BE INFECTED BY THIS VIRUS." Mikko Hypponen, director of Finland's F-Secure Corp., said viruses can't spread that way. Mobile phones could eventually be susceptible to viruses because they use...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/27/liv_438251.shtml
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Computer security experts lament laggardly pace of patches

...mom-and-pop companies, the ones without the expertise," said Mikko Hypponen, anti-virus research manager at F-Secure Corp. Of the nearly 200 million downloads of the patch that averts Sasser, three-quarters came through the auto-update...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/06/liv_414681.shtml
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...rogue e-mail servers for spreading junk e-mail, said Mikko Hypponen, the manager of antivirus research with F-Secure Corp. in Finland. He said users should clean their computers using antivirus software or turn off their machines. Automaker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/23/bus_385708.shtml
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Security lessons unlearned, don't blame the worm

...they were as widely used as Microsoft's. In fact, said Mikko Hypponen, director of anti-virus research for F-Secure Corp., "Microsoft has really picked up their act since 2000, 2001."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/19/liv_385088.shtml
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Framed for child porn - by a PC virus

...PCs worldwide are infected with viruses that could give hackers full control, according to security software maker F-Secure Corp. Computers often get infected when people open e-mail attachments from unknown sources or visit a malicious Web...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/10/liv_555112.shtml
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New computer virus races around the world

...It looks like many big companies learned the lesson already," said Mikael Albrecht, a product manager with F-Secure Corp. in Finland. "But there are companies, and even large corporations, that did not patch the system, and they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/04/liv_414459.shtml
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