When it comes to getting the job done, no one can question Kaspersky antivirus ability to keeping your computer from virus, malware, and perhaps ransomware attack. However, who will protect you from Kaspersky itself?
There has been a long-standing accusation that the antivirus is in bed with government heads from Kremlin and they use are using it for State espionage. The U.S. government has perhaps been the most vocal critic of the Kaspersky antivirus. The U.S. went as far as issuing a directive to all government agencies and contractors to stop using the antivirus, out of fears of possible espionage and cyber-perpetrated sabotage.
In recent months, Kaspersky has on a damage control drive after (the most recent) highly publicized allegation emerged accusing the antivirus of helping the government of Russia steal classified information from the U.S. and Israel.
Now the U.K. government joins the list of governments accusing Kaspersky of espionage at the behest of Kremlin. In what is another major blow of consumer’s confidence in Kaspersky, the U.K.’s National Cyber Security Center chief Ciaran Martin, wrote a letter to other government departments warning them of “a …read more