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DHS prepares for possible legal action over Kaspersky directive

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 days ago

Representatives from the Department of Homeland Security are preparing for legal action over their directive to remove the anti-virus software from government systems.

Huawei tried to acquire technology from the winners of the Cyber Grand Challenge

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

The apparent interest shown by Huawei underscores China's quest to lean on artificial intelligence for its cyber operations.

U.S. utility EPB will replace Kaspersky software after customer concerns

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

The small power and telecom company based in Tennessee becomes the first utility company the U.S. to announce its moved on from Kaspersky products.

U.S. allies refuse to say whether they will support Washington's war on Kaspersky

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 weeks ago

Based on public statements and actions, in addition to interviews conducted by CyberScoop, multiple foreign governments seem to be paying little heed to the U.S. government's suspicions concerning the Moscow-based anti-virus maker.

Global ransomware attacks tiptoed around Russian anti-virus products

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

The hackers behind two of the largest ransomware attacks of 2017 designed their malware to carefully handle computers with Russian anti-virus products installed.

Kaspersky Lab was blocked from joining this U.S.-based cyberthreat information sharing group

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

The Cyber Threat Alliance denied Kaspersky entry into the group due to the group's president, former cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel, weighing on information he was privy to during his time in the Obama administration.

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