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Kaspersky pulls plug on Europol joint venture after EU parliament vote to ban its software

Fresh political woes for Russian security firm Kaspersky, which has reacted angrily to a vote in the European Union Parliament last week to ban its software — on the grounds that it has been &#8

Twitter banned Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab from buying ads

The U.S. government isn’t the only one feeling skittish about Kaspersky Lab. On Friday, the Russian security firm’s founder Eugene Kaspersky confronted Twitter’s apparent ban on adve

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.

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.

New malware masquerades as a ride-sharing app

An update to the venerable Faketoken.q Android malware has made it easier for the program to steal your credit card information from ride-sharing apps. Faketoken attacks Russian ride-sharing apps by o

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

Kaspersky Lab paid former national security adviser more than $10,000

The plot thickens, but doesn’t it always? New documents have emerged detailing former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn’s financial ties to Russian companies, including the U.S

Kaspersky eyes launching a real-time back-up service for social media leavers

Veteran security firm Kaspersky Lab is looking at launching a real-time encrypted back-up service for social media users to store their data outside the walled garden of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter a

Kaspersky Releases A CoinVault Ransomware Remover

Chalk one up for the good guys. Anti-virus maker Kaspersky has released an fix for those suffering from the CoinVault ransomware, a piece of software that encrypts your private files and decrypts them

As Microsoft Support for XP Expires, Antivirus Vendors Pick Up The Slack

As you might be aware Microsoft support for Windows XP expires today, which means that the company will stop issuing security patches. Around 30 percent of you have ignored all warnings up until now a

Malware Finds People Searching For Pirated Simpsons Episodes

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/simpsonsdm.jpg" />Just a friendly heads-up for those of you looking to stay as safe as possible in your online travels. A post on Kaspers

Back To School: Trying Our Best To Stay Safe Online In 2010

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/btssafe.jpg" /><a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/back-to-school/">Students</a>! As anyone on a Windows machine who has visited good

Hardware anti-virus patent awarded to Russian lab

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/virus.jpg" />The Russian Kaspersky Lab has itself a shiny, new U.S. patent for a "hardware-based anti-virus system." The basic idea is to