Kaspersky denies involvement in NSA data breach

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  1. Ian

    Ian Administrator

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    Kaspersky have hit the headlines again, with allegations that confidential documents were stolen from an NSA contractor's home computer by Russian agents. These files were allegedly targeted by hackers after being identified by the AV software. Kaspersky have robustly denied the allegations:

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    https://arstechnica.com/information...ms-kaspersky-helped-steal-secret-nsa-secrets/
     
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    nivrip Yorkshire Cruncher

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    That's worrying. I use Kaspersky but luckily I have nothing that the Russians would be interested in. :D
     
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    Perhaps I'm just a pessimist, but I'm sure the NSA, GCHQ and agencies all around the world do the exact same sorts of thing.
     
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    muckshifter I'm not weird, I'm a limited edition. Moderator

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    I personally think that Kaspersky are being picked on just for being Russian. It's still a great AV. :)
     
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