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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

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

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

Why the U.S. government is moving to ban this Russian software company

Why the U.S. government is moving to ban this Russian software company.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 14th, 2017

Why the U.S. government is moving to ban this Russian software company

Kaspersky Lab is used by at least a half-dozen federal civilian agencies to some degree, according to U.S. officials......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 14th, 2017

U.S. government cuts ties with Russian cybersecurity firm

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

Category: topSource: cnnSep 14th, 2017

Trump admin bans government use of software from Russian firm Kaspersky

The decision represents a sharp response to what US intelligence agencies have described as a national security threat posed by Russia in cyberspace.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 13th, 2017

Best Buy pulls Kaspersky software over possible Kremlin connections

Best Buy Co. Inc. is pulling software made by Kaspersky Lab over concerns that the Russian developer, which makes antivirus and other security software, could have ties to the Russian government. The Star Tribune reports on the decision by Richfield-base.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2017

Best Buy halts sale of Kaspersky software over possible Kremlin connections

Best Buy Co. Inc. is pulling software made by Kaspersky Lab over concerns that the Russian developer, which makes antivirus and other security software, could have ties to the Russian government. The Star Tribune reports on the decision by Richfield-base.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2017

Best Buy pulls Kaspersky Lab products after concerns over ties to the Russian government - The Verge

The VergeBest Buy pulls Kaspersky Lab products after concerns over ties to the Russian governmentThe VergeElectronics retailer Best Buy will no longer sell security software from Russian internet security company Kaspers.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 9th, 2017