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US Senate looking to mandate government-wide ban on Russian firm's software
The Senate is looking to mandate a full, government-wide ban on the use of all products made by one of the world's most respected cybersecurity firms, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, according to congressional sources. The move would be the U.S. government's most drastic response yet to growing
What to know about the Russian cyberfirm pulled from US contractor list
It's one of the world’s biggest and most powerful companies that you may have never heard of until recently, when U.S. lawmakers and national security officials began publicly raising concerns about the Moscow-based firm. Products from the company, Kaspersky Lab, are embedded in countless U.S.
Trump administration considering government-wide ban on popular Russian software
The Trump administration is on the verge of deciding whether to block all federal agencies from using products developed by a popular Russian cyber-security firm, which is under increasing scrutiny for alleged ties to Russian intelligence services, government sources familiar with the matter told
Source: FBI interviews employees of Russian software firm raising security concerns in US
Pressing ahead with a long-running investigation of a Russian software company whose products are used widely across the United States, the FBI on Tuesday interviewed several employees of the firm, Kaspersky Lab, a source familiar with the matter told ABC News. As ABC News was first to report more
New warning of Russian cyber-security firm
Top officials from the NSA, FBI and Homeland Security were called to Capitol Hill for an urgent classified meeting to discuss growing concerns about a Russian software company that has broad reach inside the U.S.
Classified Senate briefing expands to include Russian cyber firm under FBI scrutiny
Even with the Senate Intelligence Committee focused this week on its investigation of Russia's alleged meddling in last year's presidential election, the committee met behind closed doors today for a classified briefing from senior FBI and Homeland Security officials over another alleged threat
AG Sessions orders tougher prison sentences as the 'right and moral thing to do'
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has sent a memo to all federal prosecutors instructing them to pursue the “most serious, readily provable offense" for their cases. The most "serious" crimes are determined by which offenses carry the longest sentences, according to guidelines. The policy shift
For 1st time, US intelligence officials publicly express concern over Russian cyber firm
Senior members of the U.S. intelligence community are for the first time publicly expressing concern that one of the world's largest cyber-security firms -- Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab -- could pose a threat to the U.S. homeland. The acting head of the FBI , Andrew McCabe, told the Senate
Russian firm under FBI investigation offers to help any federal investigation
A world-renowned software company -- the Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab -- says it wants to dispel security concerns about its products by helping any government probe of the company. "Kaspersky Lab is available to assist all concerned government organizations with any ongoing investigations, and the
Officials fear Russia could try to target US through popular software firm under FBI scrutiny
Russia's growing aggression toward the United States has deepened concerns among U.S. officials that Russian spies might try to exploit one of the world’s most respected cybersecurity firms to snoop on Americans or sabotage key U.S. systems, according to an ABC News investigation. Products from the