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Kaspersky software banned from US government agencies

  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 04:42

Enlarge / Kaspersky Lab CEO and Chairman Eugene Kaspersky speaks at a conference in Russia on July 10, 2017. (credit: Anton NovoderezhkinTASS via Getty Images)

The Department of Homeland security ordered government agencies to stop using any software products made by Kaspersky Lab today. Officials cited concern about possible ties between Kaspersky officials and Russian intelligence.

Agencies in the executive branch are expected to begin the process of discontinuing Kaspersky products within 90 days.

According to a DHS statement posted online by Reuters reporter Dan Volz:

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