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Windows XP users told of risks and options as Microsoft prepares to pull the program's tech support

...that lacks administrative rights. That will make it harder to install anything new, including malicious software.Mikko Hypponen of F-Secure suggests removing older software applications you no longer use. The less you have running, the less...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-07/windows-xp-users-told-risk
Internet worm causes limited disruptions Monday

...and Europe. "There seems to be lots of computers 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...

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

...could occur if someone is sitting in front of the PC or otherwise gets the owner 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...

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

...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. He said the creators of the variations had programmed them to...

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

...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 said the variations apparently had been programmed to compete...

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

...CALL. END THE CALL IMMEDIATELY!!! 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...

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

...for the home user, the small networks and the 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/06/liv_414681.shtml
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...program might also attempt to steal passwords or create 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...

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

...computer operating systems would be just as vulnerable if 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/19/liv_385088.shtml
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A new spam loophole: poorly guarded home computers

...proxy program called Mitglieder began installing itself on computers infected by last month's Mydoom outbreak, said Mikko Hypponen, manager of antivirus research at F-Secure Corp. in Finland. He said such programs can also sneak in if computer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/17/liv_404864.shtml
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