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AV giant Kaspersky is about to be kicked out of the US
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US government claims it is under Putin’s thumb

The Biden administration announced plans to prohibit the sale of antivirus software made by Kaspersky Lab in the United States.

Ukraine puts another nail in Kaspersky coffin
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US ratchets up pressure to send Kaspersky to the Duat 

Already in trouble with the Russian government for shifting some operations to Switzerland, Kaspersky Lab now faces a fresh national security probe from the US government which is bound to be painful.

Kaspersky Lab accused of Putin alliance
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Wednesday, 16 March 2022 12:07

Kaspersky Lab accused of Putin alliance


Germans warn of Quisling-based software

 Germany's cyber security agency on Tuesday warned users of an anti-virus software developed by Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab that it poses a serious risk of a successful hacking attack.

Kaspersky sits on the fence on Ukraine
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Wednesday, 02 March 2022 11:49

Kaspersky sits on the fence on Ukraine


In Russia it is not a good idea to have a view

Namesake Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky is trying desperately to remain neutral in the Russian Ukraine crisis.

Windows 11 plagued by fake installers
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Monday, 26 July 2021 12:27

Windows 11 plagued by fake installers


Kaspersky says the rollout is a hacker's delight


Insecurity outfit Kaspersky said that fake Windows 11 installers are becoming a rather fine way of delivering malware.

Kaspersky discovers CIA malware
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Thursday, 29 April 2021 12:25

Kaspersky discovers CIA malware


Comes from Lambert

Cybersecurity outfit Kaspersky has discovered a new malware that appears to have been developed by the US Central Intelligence Agency.

Kaspersky warns hackers are targeting Linux
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Monday, 14 September 2020 11:14

Kaspersky warns hackers are targeting Linux


Hackers want a long term presence on a network

Researchers at Kaspersky have warned that sophisticated hackers and crooks are increasingly targeting Linux-based devices — using tools specifically designed to exploit vulnerabilities in the platform.

US justice enforces Kaspersky ban
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Thursday, 31 May 2018 12:19

US justice enforces Kaspersky ban


Company to appeal

A US federal judge threw out two lawsuits by Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab that sought to overturn bans on the use of the security software maker’s products in US Government networks.

Kaspersky starts packing its bags
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Wednesday, 16 May 2018 13:49

Kaspersky starts packing its bags


Moving to Switzerland

In a move to dispel acusations that it is a pawn in President Vladimir Putin's spy games. security outfit  Kaspersky is moving a number of "core processes" from Russia to Switzerland.

Kaspersky sets up in Swiss centre
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Wednesday, 21 March 2018 12:08

Kaspersky sets up in Swiss centre


We need to show we are neutral

Security outfit Kaspersky is setting up a datacenter in Switzerland to counter moves in the United States, Britain and Lithuania last year to stop using the company’s products because of Russian government influence in the country.