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US President signs ban on Kaspersky Lab software

Wednesday 13 December 2017 | 08:44 CET | News
The US President Donald Trump has signed into law legislation that bans the use of Kaspersky Lab products within the US government, amid concerns the Moscow-based firm may be vulnerable to Russian government influence. The ban, included as part of a broader defense policy spending bill that Trump signed, reinforces a directive issued by the US administration in September that civilian agencies remove Kaspersky Lab software within 90 days, Reuters reported. The law applies to both civilian and military networks.

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