A witch hunt against a long-established major player in the infosecurity space should be something that brings the industry together. It's ghastly to see how McAfee is behaving.
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According to media reports, the FBI has been quietly meeting with companies to warn them of the threat posed by Russian security firm Kaspersky.
Anti-virus veteran is prepared to open up Kaspersky's source code for scrutiny to debunk fears of "Russian government influence."
David Bisson reports.
A committee in the United States Senate intends to prohibit the Department of Defense from using Kaspersky Lab's products for fear of "Russian government influence".
David Bisson reports.
The chiefs of the United States's intelligence agencies have publicly stated that they wouldn't feel comfortable running Kaspersky anti-virus software on their computers.
Would be nice if they explained why...
This weekend, vulnerability researchers have separately disclosed flaws in products from Kaspersky and FireEye that could be exploited by malicious hackers.
You know you've really made it as an anti-virus company when intelligence agencies like the NSA and the United Kingdom's GCHQ are looking for vulnerabilities in your software, and interested in spying on the emails that your customers send you about new malware.
Often times it's not the fact that your business has been hacked that will lose your customers' confidence, but the way your company responds.
It's not new for cybercriminals to fight each other.
What is perhaps news is for security firms to hire comic strip artists to illustrate the conflict.
Is it me, or is the WSJ deliberately misrepresenting Kaspersky's denial to sow the seeds of doubt in conspiracy theorists' minds?
Bloomberg claims that Russian anti-virus expert Eugene Kaspersky has close ties to the Kremlin.
What's more, claims are made that they are meeting up in the sauna...
Cybercrime can mean big money for hackers. According to new reports, malicious hackers are emptying ATMs full of cash. What's the answer to this problem?
Read more on the Intralinks blog.
"You shouldn’t be paranoid and try to conceal your location while online."
Seriously? This from a computer security company?
Always be careful about what you download - even if it comes from an official app store.
Kaspersky researchers find bogus versions of their products in the Windows Phone and Android stores.
Kaspersky used the backdrop of the luxurious beach resort of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic to announce its malware discovery to the world's press.
But if Careto, aka "The Mask", has been missed by security firms since 2007 that's not a great advert for the anti-virus industry.
Eugene Kaspersky has claimed that the Stuxnet virus – widely believed to have been built by the United States and Israel to disrupt Iran’s nuclear plans – managed to also infect the internal network of a Russian nuclear plant.