Kaspersky works with Interpol; Kremlin dismisses claims against firm


(Reuters) – Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said on Thursday that it has expanded its relationship with global law enforcement agency Interpol, agreeing to share threat data to help police fight cyber crime. The company disclosed the agreement as the Kremlin dismissed claims by several U.S. newspapers that Israeli …

Trump bans US government from using Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday told U.S. government agencies to remove Kaspersky Lab products from their networks, saying it was concerned the Moscow-based cyber security firm was vulnerable to Kremlin influence …Kaspersky Lab Antivirus Software Is Ordered Off US Government Computers

Israeli spies found Russians using Kaspersky software for hacks: media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Israeli intelligence officials spying on Russian government hackers found they were using Kaspersky Lab antivirus software that is also used by 400 million people globally, including U.S. government agencies, according to media reports on Tuesday. The Israeli officials who had hacked into Kaspersky’s network over two years …

Intrigue grows with new Kaspersky revelations

The intrigue surrounding Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab is deepening after reports that the company’s software may have aided Russian spying operations against the United States.The Wall Street Journal reported last week that Russian government hackers stole classified information on National Security Agency (NSA) methods from a contractor’s computer in 2015 by …

Germany: 'No evidence' Kaspersky software used by Russians for hacks

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s BSI federal cyber agency said on Wednesday it had no evidence to back media reports that Russian hackers used Kaspersky Lab antivirus software to spy on U.S. authorities. “There are no plans to warn against the use of Kaspersky products since the BSI has no evidence …

Israeli spies ‘watched Russian agents breach Kaspersky software’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Eugene Kaspersky founded Kaspersky Lab in 1997 Israeli spies looked on as Russian hackers breached Kaspersky cyber-security software two years ago, US media report.The Russians were allegedly attempting to gather data on US intelligence programs, according to the New York…

The cases for and against claims Kaspersky helped steal secret NSA secrets

The Wall Street Journal just published an incendiary article that says hackers working for the Russian government stole confidential material from an NSA contractor’s home computer. The hackers did so, according to the WSJ, after identifying files though the contractor’s use of antivirus software from Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab. The report …

Israel and Russia’s overlapping hacks of Kaspersky complicate espionage narrative

The drama between Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky and the U.S. government just doesn’t quit, but a new report may answer some longstanding questions. This week, The New York Times revealed that U.S. intelligence was actually tipped off about the Russian government hacking Kaspersky Lab software by Israeli intelligence officers who …