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Kaspersky Lab challenges the U.S. Government ban on its products in court

On Monday, Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab announced its intention to push back against the U.S. Government’s ban on its software. The ban, which the Department of Homeland Security ann

Trump signs bill banning Kaspersky Lab software from federal use

Capping off months of controversy, espionage claims and international intrigue, the U.S. government ban on Kaspersky Lab software has been signed into law. The ban, wedged into the Fiscal Year 2018 Na

Kaspersky Lab: D.C. office ‘no longer viable’ and will close

Following months of controversy and conflicting accounts, Kaspersky is pulling back in D.C. As Bloomberg initially reported, the Russian security firm is closing its office in the U.S. capital. The D.

Kaspersky fights spying claims with code review plan

Russian cybersecurity software maker Kaspersky Labs has announced what it's dubbing a "comprehensive transparency initiative" as the company seeks to beat back suspicion that its antivirus software h

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

Kaspersky hearing with House committee set for late October

In the latest installment of the ongoing saga of Russia-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab and the U.S. government, the company has a new date with Congress. Rescheduling a hearing originally set

Russian intelligence reportedly breached the NSA in 2015, stealing cybersecurity strategy

The NSA suffered a serious breach in 2015, exposing the agency's cyberwarfare strategy, including its own defenses and methods of attacking foreign networks, reports The Wall Street Journal today. Rus

U.S. Senate votes to oust Russian security software vendor Kaspersky from federal use

Following a directive from the Department of Homeland Security last week banning the use of Kaspersky Lab security software in the executive branch, the U.S. Senate has followed suit. On Monday, the S

US government bans Kaspersky software citing fears about Russian intelligence

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.

More pseudo-ransomware attacks are probably on the way

The last few months saw some major malware moments, most notably the WannaCry and NotPetya (a.k.a. ExPetr/Nyetya/Petya) attacks. Kaspersky Labs' quarterly report suggests that the trend is likely here

Kaspersky Lab releases free antivirus software in global push

Kaspersky Lab has launched a free version of its antivirus software in the U.S. with plans for a global rollout over the next four months. Called Kaspersky Free, the software provides the core essenti

More than half of major malware attack’s victims are industrial targets

A new report examining the targets and intended effects of this week's massive malware attack comes up with some significant insights. The attack, initially believed to be a variation of commercial ma

Kaspersky Labs Launches Online Bootcamp To Eye Security Startups

More signs that security is rising up the investment agenda: another security-focused accelerator program has launched, hoping to put a clutch of security startups through their paces -- this one with

Son Of Anti-Virus Maker Kaspersky Missing

Ivan Kaspersky, the 20-year-old son of the founder of Russian anti-virus firm Kaspersky Labs is missing and believed to be kidnapped. According to Russian news organizations, the kidnappers are asking