The British intelligence services suspected «Kaspersky Lab» espionage

British intelligence agencies fear that the anti-virus software (ON) the Russian company «Kaspersky Lab», which the British Barclays Bank and provided more than 2 million of its customers may be used by the Russian government to collect information, writes the Financial Times.

According to a senior official, the government of the UK is concerned with the distribution company in the country. The Ministry suspect that the software can be used by the Federal security service of the Russian Federation for surveillance.

In the exploration fear that the proliferation of programs «Kaspersky Lab» Barclays Bank poses a risk to some people, in particular employees of the British government departments and the military.

The newspaper says that Barclays offers free BY companies to their customers since 2008. It is noted that now the Bank tries to stop cooperation with «Kaspersky Lab». The financial institution is explained by commercial considerations, and say that such a step is not associated with fears of GCHQ.

On 13 September it became known that the Ministry of homeland security has ordered state departments and agencies to remove from their computers any software «Kaspersky Lab», as it might be related to «organized another state» in cyber espionage.

September 14, Eugene Kaspersky was invited to testify at a hearing in U.S. congressional Committee on science, space and technology.

October 6 edition of the Wall Street Journal wrote that the Russian stole data from the Agency to the national security of the United States with programs of «Kaspersky Lab».

The company has denied any involvement in cyber espionage and promised to open the source code for all its products, to «overcome the distrust.»




The British intelligence services suspected «Kaspersky Lab» espionage 13.11.2017

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