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

NEW YORK (AP) -- Worries rippled through the consumer market for antivirus software after the U.S. government banned federal agencies from using Kaspersky Labs software on Wednesday. Best Buy said it will no longer sell software made by the Russian company, although one security researcher said most consumers don't need to be alarmed....

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.

Thu 14 Sep 17 from The Washington Post

Worries hit consumer market over US ban of Kaspersky

Worries rippled through the consumer market for antivirus software after the U.S. government banned federal agencies from using Kaspersky Labs software on Wednesday. Best Buy said it will no ...

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Phys.org

US bans government use of software from Russian firm Kaspersky

The US government banned the use of Kaspersky security software in federal offices Wednesday, saying the Russian company has risky ties to Russian intelligence that threaten US national security.

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Phys.org

Best Buy drops Kaspersky products amid Russia concerns

US electronics retailer Best Buy has stopped selling products by leading computer security firm Kaspersky Lab amid concerns the company has links to Russian intelligence, the two companies confirmed ...

Sat 9 Sep 17 from Phys.org

Kaspersky Labsí Banned by US, Amid Security Concerns

Kaspersky labs, one of the world’s foremost experts on computer security, is now under scrutiny after suspicions that its software may be used as espionage tools sponsored by the Russian ...

Fri 15 Sep 17 from Geek.com

Confusion hits consumer market over U.S. ban of Kaspersky software

Best Buy and Office Depot said they will no longer sell Kaspersky Labs software, although a security researcher said most consumers don't need to be alarmed.        

Thu 14 Sep 17 from USA today

Kaspersky software banned from US government agencies over alleged Russian intelligence ties

Back in July, allegations that its source code may have been compromised by the Russian government led to Kaspersky Lab's removal from the list of approved federal vendors. Now, the Department ...

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Techspot

Confusion hits consumer market over US ban of Kaspersky

NEW YORK (AP) -- Worries rippled through the consumer market for antivirus software after the U.S. government banned federal agencies from using Kaspersky Labs software on Wednesday. ...

Thu 14 Sep 17 from AP

US bans Kaspersky software from government agencies - CNET

The Department of Homeland Security says it's worried the Moscow-based company might be vulnerable to Russian government influence.

Wed 13 Sep 17 from CNET

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