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The case against Kaspersky: a cold war on our PCs?


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Last week, a piece of news shook the IT world. The US government had banned federal agencies from using security software from Russian company Kaspersky as the Department of Homeland Security was worried about potential connections between Kaspersky and the Russian secret service. In an unprecedented move, all Kaspersky software now has to be removed from all government PCs within 150 days. Looking closer, a couple a questions arise the most important of which is: is there anything left that is safe to install? Read more... https://blog.ashampoo.com/en/2017-09-19/the-case-against-kaspersky-a-cold-war-on-our-pcs

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On 9/22/2017 at 9:38 PM, onbox said:

Last week, a piece of news shook the IT world. The US government had banned federal agencies from using security software from Russian company Kaspersky as the Department of Homeland Security was worried about potential connections between Kaspersky and the Russian secret service. In an unprecedented move, all Kaspersky software now has to be removed from all government PCs within 150 days. Looking closer, a couple a questions arise the most important of which is: is there anything left that is safe to install? Read more... https://blog.ashampoo.com/en/2017-09-19/the-case-against-kaspersky-a-cold-war-on-our-pcs

 

Kaspersky does have a problem... Not sure whether 'moving a number of "core processes" from Russia to Switzerland' will solve this.
For the Dutch Government, it doesn't matter.

UK government bans all Russian anti-virus software from Secret-rated systems

Twitter bans Kaspersky Lab from advertising its solutions on the platform citing DHS ban for its alleged ties with the Russian intelligence.

Dutch government to phase out use of Kaspersky anti-virus software

 

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hey guys.

This is the very first reply i ever write, i just read what u guys were saying and i concluded something, all the new hassle about the new malware filter Russian **** that has recently hit the web? that is Russia's reply to USA's action against Russian security products. and guess what,,.... Kaspersky will be the 1st, if not only AV Solution that will be able to remove it through it network scan service whatever its name was.

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