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Kaspersky Lab Antivirus Software Is Ordered Off U.S. Government Computers

12 days ago   |   By NY Times

The company's origins in Russia have for years fueled suspicions about possible ties to Russian intelligence agencies. Kaspersky denies the allegations.
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Kaspersky: US government removes Russian security software

12 days ago   |   By BBC

Officials are concerned that Kaspersky Lab has ties to the Russian intelligence services.
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U.S. government bans Kaspersky software citing fears about Russian intelligence

U.S. government bans Kaspersky software citing fears about Russian intelligence

12 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

Three months after the General Services Administration removed Kaspersky Lab from a list of approved federal vendors, Homeland Security is banning the Russian security software maker outright. In a statement on Wednesday, DHS Acting Secretary Elaine Duke directed all Executive Branch agencies and departments to identify any Kaspersky products being used over the next 30 days, to make a plan...
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Rhode Island joins U.S. states investigating Equifax data breach

12 days ago   |   By Reuters

WASHINGTON - Rhode Island said on Wednesday that it had joined a group of states probing the Equifax data breach, as the credit company's shares fell another 14 percent amid growing pressure to explain its handling of the hack.
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US bans use of Kaspersky software in federal agencies

12 days ago   |   By Engadget

The US government has officially banned the use of Kaspersky security software in all of its federal agencies. Kaspersky has been under suspicion for cyberespionage for several months now, especially due to its ties to the Russian government and the...
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US bans government use of software from Russian firm Kaspersky

12 days ago   |   By Phys.org

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.
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Kaspersky software banned at U.S. federal agencies amid concerns of Kremlin ties

Kaspersky software banned at U.S. federal agencies amid concerns of Kremlin ties

12 days ago   |   By Android Central

U.S. federal agencies have been directed to stop using Kaspersky software by the Department of Homeland Security.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has directed federal agencies to end their use of Kaspersky software amid concerns over the company's ties to the Russian government, The Washington Post reports . Agencies will have 30 days to "identify any presence of Kaspersky products on their information systems," 60 days to develop plans to remove and discontinue use of the products, and 90 days to implement said plans.
BREAKING: DHS directs federal agencies to identify any use of...
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US orders purge of Russian Kaspersky anti-virus products

12 days ago   |   By Bangkokpost

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration on Wednesday told US government agencies to remove Kaspersky Lab products from their information systems, saying it was concerned the Moscow-based cyber security firm was vulnerable to Kremlin influence.
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Trump administration orders purge of Kaspersky products from U.S. government

12 days ago   |   By Reuters

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration on Wednesday told U.S. government agencies to remove Kaspersky Lab products from their information systems, saying it was concerned the Moscow-based cyber security firm was vulnerable to Kremlin influence.
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DHS bans Kaspersky on federal PCs over Russia fears

DHS bans Kaspersky on federal PCs over Russia fears

12 days ago   |   By SlashGear

The US Department of Homeland Security has issued a blanket ban on Kaspersky anti-virus software, informing all Federal Executive Branch departments and agencies that they need to stop using the apps. Citing concerns that the anti-virus, malware protection, and other software Kaspersky Labs offers has “elevated privileges” on government computers, the DHS says that its new directive is based on...
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