Monthly Archives: June 2017

Russia Threatens Retaliation If Pentagon Bans Kaspersky Software

Russia may retaliate if the U.S. Congress bans the Department of Defense from using Kaspersky Lab’s cybersecurity software, Communications Minister Nikolay Nikiforov said. Any “unilateral political sanctions” by the U.S. may prompt a response from Russia, whose government systems use … Continue reading

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India worst hit in APAC by Petya: Symantec – BUSINESS – The Hindu

India has been the worst hit country in the Asia Pacific region and the seventh most impacted nation worldwide by the Petya ransomware, according to cybersecurity service provider Symantec. The Petya ransomware was the second big scale cyberattack after WannaCry … Continue reading

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Senate ready to ban use of Kaspersky products in DoD

Buried in a draft of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, is an outline of a ban on the usage of Kaspersky Lab software products at the U.S. Department of Defense facilities. The reason? The Senate believes the … Continue reading

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