Fighting viruses, defending the net Mikko Hypponen on

Fresh from stage at TEDGlobal 2011, last week in Edinburgh:

It’s been 25 years since the first PC virus (Brain-A) hit the internet, and what was once an annoyance has become a sophisticated tool for crime and espionage and a global problem. Computer security expert Mikko Hypponen tracks down the authors of Brain-A, tells us how we can stop new viruses from threatening the net as we know it, and advocates worst-case preparedness. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2011, July 2011, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Duration: 17:35)

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