Over the years, the United States and Russia have violated issues such as the Russian hackers' invasion of the US system and even interference with the US presidential election. In this dispute, the Russian well-known anti-virus software Kaspersky became "victim" and "rdquo ;. According to the latest news from foreign media, the US government has recently ordered the ban on the purchase of Kaspersky Software.
Kaspersky from the Russian Kaspersky Lab Company launched, is the world's leading anti-virus software, the Chinese market has a large number of users.
According to the US science and technology news website Engadget reported that the recent US Trump government in the two categories of government approved the procurement list, the deletion of Kaspersky Corporation. These two directories relate to government procurement of IT services and digital optics.
A spokesman for the relevant US government authorities said that for the closure of Kaspersky, the United States before a careful review.
The United States is one of the big markets for Kaspersky Security software. Not long ago, the company founder Kaspersky said in an interview with the Associated Press, Kaspersky Software and the company and the Russian intelligence department has nothing to do, did not participate in hacking activities, he even said that if the US government needs , Kaspersky can submit their own anti-virus software source code to prove their innocence. He also said he was willing to carry out part of the security software in the United States R & D work.
However, the US government did not accept Kaspersky's point of view.
According to US media reports, the US government is still considering the next step, may be in a wider range to prevent the use of Kaspersky Software.
For the announcement of the US government, Kaspersky said it has not yet received the latest notice, the company that they have been caught in a "geopolitical struggle" among them.
It is well known that in the past year or two, the US retail industry, the financial industry suffered a series of large-scale hacking attacks, a large number of user accounts were stolen, and the United States that some of the attacks are Russian hackers. The United States also suspected that Russian hackers attacked by hackers, stealing information, malicious spread, interfering with the 2016 US presidential election.
Two years ago, the former CIA former outsourcing staff Snowdon once broke the news that the US National Security Agency and the British intelligence agencies, the view from the Kaspersky Lab Company to steal security technology and data. The United States did get some important information, such as what software was Kaspersky marked as malware.
The United States is a global software and security technology power, with a large number of well-known security software companies, such as Symantec, Microsoft, etc., so block Kaspersky software will not have a great impact on the US government, institutions. In fact, Kaspersky has also previously criticized Microsoft, said its latest version of the Windows10 operating system bundled with security software, damage the interests of security industry vendors.