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Kaspersky blames NSA hack on infected Microsoft software

Embattled computer security firm Kaspersky Lab said Thursday that malware-infected Microsoft Office software and not its own was to blame for the hacking theft of top-secret US intelligence materials.

Kaspersky Lab releases report into upload of NSA documents

Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kasperksy Lab is releasing new details about how its software uploaded classified U.S. documents several years ago. The incident is at the center of a controversy over whether the company's popular anti-virus really works as described.

US official: 15 percent of agencies used Kaspersky software

Computer systems at 15 percent of U.S. government agencies were running Kaspersky Lab software that's been banned because of concerns about the company's ties to the Kremlin and Russian spy … Click to Continue »

Kaspersky Lab hopes to continue working with Barclays in UK – General Manager

MOSCOW - Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab hopes to continue its cooperation with Barclays despite accusations that the former has been spying on the London-based bank's customers, the company’s General Manager in the United...Show More Summary

Kaspersky Lab unveils secure blockchain-based voting platform

Antivirus developer and security research company Kaspersky Lab today announced the release of a blockchain-based voting system named Polys designed for organizations, businesses and universities to tally votes electronically in a private and secure way. Show More Summary

Wikileaks release reveals CIA impersonated Kaspersky Lab while hacking people

The latest release by Wikileaks of leaked top secret U.S. government files has revealed that the Central Intelligence Agency created and used code that pretended to be from Kaspersky Lab while hacking people, a big twist on what has been an ongoing saga of allegations of Kaspersky colluding with the Russian government. Show More Summary

WikiLeaks Publishes CIA Hacking Tool Designed To "Impersonate" Russia's Kaspersky Lab

On September 18th, the US Senate voted to ban the use of products from the Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab by the federal government, citing national security risk. The vote was included as an amendment to an annual defense...Show More Summary

Wikileaks Drops ‘Vault 8’: CIA Wrote Code Impersonating Russian Anti-Virus Giant — DNC ‘Hack’ Claims Suffer Huge Blow?

On Thursday, WikiLeaks released ‘Vault 8,’ a series of documents detailing how the CIA developed code to impersonate Russian anti-virus giant ‘Kaspersky Labs.’ New WikiLeaks publication reveals CIA wrote code to impersonate Kaspersky...Show More Summary

Russian cyber firm blames NSA contractor for (accidentally) leaking U.S. hacking tools

A Moscow-based cybersecurity firm called Kaspersky Lab has admitted it got a hold of hacking tools linked to the NSA. But it insists the tools were obtained without malicious intent and not provided to the Russian government. The Russian government did, however, wind up in possession of those tools, which include information about how the U.S. Show More Summary

Kaspersky Confirms It Downloaded Classified Docs, Blames NSA Contractor's Dumb Mistake

On Wednesday, anti-virus maker Kaspersky Lab continued its defence against accusations that it aided Russian intelligence in stealing classified docs from the NSA. The company released the results of its investigation of the incident and, if the report proves to be accurate, it certainly doesn't make the NSA look good. More »      

Kaspersky claims malware installed by NSA contractor led to secret data grab

The Kaspersky Labs – Russian spying story continues to give with the company saying that they had obtained spying code used by the National Security Agency after it was scrapped when an NSA contractor installed malware on his computer. Show More Summary

Here’s What’s Behind The Intrigue Over The Cybersecurity Firm With Suspected Ties To The Kremlin

Kaspersky Labs, once one of the most respected security contractors for the U.S. government, has fallen into disfavor in recent months. One key thread of the investigation into purported Russian hacking gets unraveled today when a U.S. Show More Summary

Watch Members of Congress Struggle to Pronounce “Kaspersky” at a Hearing

Kaspersky Lab, a Russian cybersecurity firm, was the focus of a House Science Committee hearing on Wednesday. This gave us all the opportunity to watch members of Congress struggle to pronounce "Kaspersky," as you can see in the video...Show More Summary

Kaspersky Lab says popular dating apps vulnerable to three types of attack

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Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab say that a number of popular dating apps are vulnerable to up to three types of attack, potentially revealing anything from user location to full identity and employer … more…

Russian firm says pirated Microsoft Office led to NSA 'backdoor'

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Kaspersky Lab did not say whether it told U.S. authorities about the detection of the sensitive hacking tools on the worker’s computer.

Researchers Hack Tinder, OK Cupid, Other Dating Apps To Reveal Your Location And Messages

Security researchers have uncovered numerous exploits in popular dating apps like Tinder, Bumble, and OK Cupid. Using exploits ranging from simple to complex, researchers at the Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab say they could access users' location data, their real names and login info, their message history, and even see which profiles they have viewed. Show More Summary

Kaspersky: We uploaded US documents but quickly deleted them

PARIS (AP) — Sometime in 2014, a group of analysts walked into the office of Eugene Kaspersky, the ebullient founder of Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, to deliver some sobering news. The analysts were in possession of a cache...Show More Summary

Uh oh, turns out your favorite dating app is scary easy to hack

Think all those personal details you share on your dating app profile are private? Think again. Researchers at the Kaspersky Lab in Moscow found that many of the most popular dating apps are easily hacked. Not only could they get basic...Show More Summary

How Kaspersky Lab got on the US government's bad side - CNET

An investigation into the cybersecurity company's ties to the Russian government raises many questions and answers few. Here's what we know so far.

NEWSLETTER: Kaspersky Wants To Prove Innocence & Is There A Google Home Touchscreen Device On Its Way?

QUOTE OF THE DAY “The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.” ~ Benjamin Franklin KASPERSKY LAB WILL SEND SOFTWARE FOR INDEPENDENT REVIEW THE STORY The Russia based online security firm has repeatedly denied of involvement...Show More Summary

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