The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said call the Department of homeland security (DHS) United States all public institutions in the country for 90 days remove any and all products antivirus company “Kaspersky Lab” because of suspicions of espionage. The opinion she expressed in a Facebook.
“Media: “the Ministry of internal Affairs of the United States declares that the products “virus” poses a security risk”. That’s all fair competition in three lines,” wrote Zakharov.
Earlier Wednesday, “Kaspersky Lab” has rejected accusations the U.S. DHS in cyber espionage and aggressive activities in cyberspace. “”Kaspersky lab” has never helped and will not help the government or from one state of the world in attempts of cyber-espionage or hostile activities in cyberspace. We are disappointed that a private company may be considered guilty without evidence, under the pressure of current geopolitical situation”, — reported in a press-service of the company.
September 13, U.S. DHS called on all institutions in the country for 90 days remove any and all products antivirus company “Kaspersky Lab”. According to the Agency, the state must within 30 days to determine which company’s products are used in offices, and within 60 days develop a plan to remove them. The reason the Ministry specifies the information security risks.
In late June, agents of the Federal Bureau of investigation (FBI) visited at least 10 employees of “Kaspersky Lab” living in the United States. Then in the secret service noted that they have no claims to the employees of the antivirus company and was trying to figure out what information it can pass to Russia.