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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.

Kaspersky being ripped out of US systems
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Thursday, 19 October 2017 11:36

Kaspersky being ripped out of US systems


Customers fear the Russians

Despite having one of the better Anti-virus systems, Kaspersky is being ripped out of US networks over fears that it is a little to close to Tsar Putin’s elite teams of hackers.

Security experts warn against Kaspersky
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Monday, 16 October 2017 11:53

Security experts warn against Kaspersky


Former NSA cybersecurity analysts think it is too risky

Two former NSA security experts have warned those who are concerned about privacy or have sensitive information against using Kaspersky software

US chain stores pull Kaspersky Lab products from shelves
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Reds under the beds

Office Depot and Best Buy have removed Kaspersky Lab products from shelves and are offering existing Kaspersky customers replacement security software.

Kaspersky AV used as a spying attack vector
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Friday, 06 October 2017 12:35

Kaspersky AV used as a spying attack vector


Russians used files within the software to spy on NSA

Russian spooks used files which were part of Kaspersky’s AV product to hack an NSA contractor.

Senate votes Kaspersky Lab off its networks
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Tuesday, 19 September 2017 11:42

Senate votes Kaspersky Lab off its networks


It is Putin’s pawn


The US Senate voted to ban Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab’s products from use by the federal government, claiming that it may be a pawn of the Kremlin and poses a national security risk.

Kaspersky trolls patent troll
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Thursday, 31 August 2017 12:41

Kaspersky trolls patent troll


Why don’t you pay us $5,000 to go away?

Kaspersky Labs turned the tables on an East Texas patent troll who demanded a cash settlement before it would go away.