Personal bio


Mikko Hypponen

Mikko Hypponen is a worldwide authority on computer security and the Chief Research Officer at WithSecure.

He has written about his research for the New York Times, Wired and Scientific American and lectured at the universities of Oxford, Stanford and Cambridge.  He sits in the advisory boards of EUROPOL and the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Mikko Hypponen

Chief Research Officer


How the NSA betrayed the world's trust - time to act

Recent events have highlighted, underlined, and bolded the fact that the United States is performing blanket surveillance on any foreigner whose data passes through an American entity – whether they are suspected of wrongdoing or not.


rain: Searching for the first PC virus in Pakistan

A 10-minute video reportage about Mikko Hypponen's trip to Lahore, Pakistan, to find the authors of the first PC virus "Brain".