US Government Aware Kaspersky Lab Not Involved in Cyber-Espionage – CEO

Eugene Kaspersky, the CEO of Russia’s Kaspersky Lab, is sure that US authorities are aware of the company’s non-involvement in cyber espionage in favor of Russia. 

“I’m more than sure that they know that we cannot do this. The company employs a thousand people, but this does not mean that some programmers are sitting in dirty sweaters in the dungeon and each writes a piece of code. These are collectives that make whole pieces of the project, so we can not do something invisibly,” he told journalists on the sidelines of a cybersecurity forum.

Kaspersky said that, in his opinion, the company simply fell victim to the political struggle.

“Now they are just hitting the whole of Russia, and since we are there, we also hit,” he said.

Logo of the Kaspersky Lab antivirus software developer.

Last week, Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke ordered all US federal departments and agencies to stop using Kaspersky

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