Eugene Kaspersky explained by coincidence receiving data to the NSA
The founder of “Kaspersky Lab” Evgeny Kaspersky said the AP that anti-virus company got a secret files that had to do with the national security Agency of the United States, in the framework of the standard loading procedure of the studied viruses from users ‘ computers.
Mr. Kaspersky said that in 2014, analysts have come to his office and said that he had downloaded information about the team of hackers, the Equation Group. They said that among them are secret documents of the NSA. According to the founder of the company, he told them to “immediately remove” information. At the same time Eugene Kaspersky did not answer the question, did “Kaspersky Lab” NSA getting secret documents.
In September, American intelligence agencies have stated that the products “Kaspersky Lab” represents a threat to U.S. national security. Russian authorities criticized this position. However, the head of the lab, Eugene Kaspersky said that the company does not intend to withdraw from the American market.