• Kaspersky software banned from US government agencies

    6 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Kaspersky Lab CEO and Chairman Eugene Kaspersky speaks at a conference in Russia on July 10, 2017. (credit: Anton NovoderezhkinTASS via Getty Images )
    The Department of Homeland security ordered government agencies to stop using any software products made by Kaspersky Lab. The department cited concern about possible ties between Kaspersky officials and Russian intelligence.
    Agencies in the executive branch are expected to begin the process of discontinuing Kaspersky products within 90 days.
    According to a DHS statement, posted online by Reuters reporter Dan Volz:
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  • Kaspersky software banned from US government systems over concerns about Russia

    Kaspersky software banned from US government systems over concerns about Russia

    6 days ago - By Beta News

    The Department of Homeland Security has told US government agencies to remove Kaspersky software from their systems. The directive was issued because of concerns about influence exerted over the company by the Russian government. Government agencies have been given three months to identify and start to remove Kaspersky's security products. Kaspersky has constantly denied connections to the Russian government, but the US is simply not willing to take the risk. See also: Congress continues Kaspersky probe fearing 'nefarious activities against the United States' Kaspersky Secure Connection...
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