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Kaspersky Lab appeals against US govt ban

Tuesday 19 December 2017 | 08:36 CET | News
Security software maker Kaspersky Lab has lodged an appeal before a US federal court against a Trump administration ban on use of its products in government networks, reports Reuters. The US administration issued a directive in September ordering civilian government agencies to remove Kaspersky software from their networks within 90 days due to concern among that the software could enable Russian espionage and threaten national security, allegations the Moscow-based firm has repeatedly denied.

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Companies: Best Buy / Kaspersky
Countries: United States
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