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NCSC warns govt departments about using Kaspersky software

Monday 4 December 2017 | 11:18 CET | News
The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is writing to all government departments warning about using Russian anti-virus software for critical national systems, reports BBC News. The moves comes after the US accused Kaspersky Labs of being involved in espionage by the Russian government, a claim the company strongly denies. 

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Companies: Kaspersky
Countries: United Kingdom
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