The U.S. intelligence community monitors the activities of the “Kaspersky Lab”
WASHINGTON, may 11. /Offset. TASS Anton Cranks/. The U.S. intelligence community monitors the activities of “Kaspersky Lab” and its software. On Thursday, said Director of the intelligence Department of the Ministry of defence (RUMO) US Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart’s testimony to the special Committee of the Senate of the Congress on intelligence.
“We are monitoring the activities of the “virus” and their software”, — he noted, answering questions of senators.
Present at the hearing, the head of the national security Agency (NSA) and cyber command of the U.S. armed forces Admiral Michael Rogers said that “personally involved in the problem of “virus”, but gave no details. The senators expressed concern that the products of Russian companies used by many U.S. officials.
“As far as I know, in our networks no software “Kaspersky”, — said Stewart, speaking of the intelligence community of the United States.
A former member of the presidential race, Republican Marco Rubio was asked who participated in the hearings, the Director of national intelligence, the heads of the DIA, NSA, FBI, CIA, happy whether their use by American “Kaspersky Lab”. They all replied in the negative, but no one explained the answer to the question of the Senator.