Biden administration bans Kaspersky software over security concerns

Commerce secretary Gina Raimondo highlighted threats to critical infrastructure, while Kaspersky plans legal action.

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Founder Eugene Kaspersky

The Biden administration has announced plans to prohibit the sale of Kaspersky Lab's antivirus software in the US.

The significant move to bolster national security, it said, highlights concerns over potential Russian government influence on the company, which could lead to cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Com...

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