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Russian Cybersecurity Software Found on U.S. Government Computers

Roughly one-sixth of U.S. agencies found a Russian cybersecurity firm’s software on their computers after the government ordered them to look for the company’s products and remove them......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 15th, 2017

Kaspersky Sues U.S. Over Order to Remove Its Anti-Virus Software

Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab filed suit against the U.S., demanding that the Department of Homeland Security rescind a ban on Kaspersky software in government computers......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 18th, 2017

Tech firms let Russia probe software widely used by U.S.

Some major global technology providers have allowed Russian authorities to hunt for vulnerabilities in software deeply embedded across the U.S. government, a Reuters investigation has found......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 25th, 2018

About 15% of US agencies found Kaspersky Lab software

About 15 per cent of US government agencies have detected some trace of Russian company Kaspersky Lab's software on their systems in a review prompted by concerns the antivirus firm is vulnerable to ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 15th, 2017

Kaspersky to Allow Review of Its Cybersecurity Software

Kaspersky Lab, the Moscow-based cybersecurity firm whose software U.S. officials suspect helped the Russian government spy on Americans, promised to make its source code available for an independent review......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 23rd, 2017

Russia Has Turned Kaspersky Software Into Tool for Spying

The Russian government used a popular antivirus software to secretly search computers around the world for classified U.S. government documents and top-secret information, according to current and former U.S. officials with knowledge of the matter......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 11th, 2017

Israeli spies found Russians using Kaspersky software for hacks: report

Israeli intelligence officials spying on Russian government hackers found they were using Kaspersky Lab antivirus software that is also used by 400 million people globally, including U.S. government agencies, according to media reports on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2017

U.S. gov. orders removal of Russian firm"s software

The U.S. federal government is cutting ties with top Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab because of security concerns......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 14th, 2017

U.S. government orders removal of Russian firm"s software

The U.S. federal government is cutting ties with a top Russian cybersecurity firm......»»

Category: topSource: moneySep 14th, 2017

Russia Accused Of Massive $1.2 Billion NotPetya Cyber Attack

Starting by targeting software in Ukraine, the ransomware NotPetya spread internationally and the British government thinks it the Russian military was behind it......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 15th, 2018

Russian hackers are laying the groundwork to spy on the US Senate, cybersecurity firm says

Thomson Reuters The cybersecurity firm Trend Micro found evidence that Russian hackers targeted the US Senate's internal email system in mid-2017. The phishing emails,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2018

Monero is North Korea"s new favorite cryptocurrency

Researchers found evidence of hackers creating a malicious piece of software that infected computers to mine monero and send it back to North Korea......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 10th, 2018

Tech Giants Race to Address Chip Flaws With a Potentially Vast Impact

The world’s computer-chip and software makers scrambled to respond to the disclosure of two widespread hardware vulnerabilities found by cybersecurity experts that could affect most of the world’s modern computing devices......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 4th, 2018

UK cyber agency targets Kaspersky in warning on Russian software

Britain's main cyber security agency on Friday warned British government agencies to avoid using anti-virus software from Russian companies, the latest in a series of moves targeting Moscow-based sec........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 3rd, 2017

Twitter bans Russia Today, Sputnik from advertising on its service

Twitter has banned Russian media companies Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik from advertising on its service after it found that both had "attempted to interfere with the [2016 U.S.] election on behalf of the Russian government" using the social network......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 26th, 2017

How Kaspersky Lab got on the US government"s bad side

An investigation into the cybersecurity company's ties to the Russian government raises many questions and answers few. Here's what we know so far......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 25th, 2017

Germany Says It Found "No Evidence" Kaspersky Helped Russia Spy On US

US intelligence agencies are claiming that the Russian government levera.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 12th, 2017

Russian Cybersecurity Firm Faces Scrutiny

Russian software developer Kaspersky Lab said it had become a “pawn in a geopolitical conflict” between Russia and the U.S., following the disclosure its software was used to help Russian intelligence steal secrets from the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 6th, 2017

Russian Cybersecurity Firm Says It Is a "Pawn" in U.S. Conflict

Russian software developer Kaspersky Lab said it had become a “pawn in a geopolitical conflict” between Russia and the U.S., following the disclosure its software was used to help Russian intelligence steal secrets from the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 6th, 2017

Russian government hackers used antivirus software to steal U.S. cyber capabilities

Russian government hackers used antivirus software to steal U.S. cyber capabilities.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 5th, 2017

Russian hackers reportedly stole NSA information on how the US defends itself from cyberattacks

Zach Gibson/Getty ImagesRussian government hackers stole information on how the US infiltrates foreign computers and defends itself against cyberattacks, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The hackers were able to steal the informa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 5th, 2017