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US agencies ordered to stop using Russian security software

14 September 2017
US agencies ordered to stop using Russian security software

The US government has ordered all federal agencies to stop using security software produced by Kaspersky Lab.

Kaspersky is a Russian company which has become a leading supplier of security software to American businesses and government agencies.

Technology Correspondent Rachel Silverman has details
      

In a statement, Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and Founder of Kaspersky Lab, expressed disappointment at the US decision as they don’t have any “ties with any government”.

“We will use this opportunity to provide additional information to the agency in order to confirm these allegations are completely unfounded.”