Mikko’s Sacrifice

F-Secure Life

Our Chief Research Office Mikko Hypponen is known for a lot of things.

He’s known for being a code warrior, writing fantastic tweets and tracking down the makers of the world’s first PC virus:

And as you can see in that video, he’s also known for his ponytail.

Yesterday, Mikko did something no one expected — he cut that famous ponytail off.



Why? For a good cause, of course. Mikko’s ponytail was auctioned off for $2,000 and the proceeds went to a children’s cancer hospital.

Cheers to you, Mikko, though we hardly recognize you now.


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