LONDON (AP) – Moscow-based cybersecurity agency Kasperksy Lab is releasing new particulars about how its software program uploaded categorized U.S. paperwork a number of years in the past. The incident is on the middle of an issue over whether or not the corporate’s well-liked anti-virus actually works as described.
Previous stories alleged that Kaspersky had uploaded National Security Agency information from an intelligence employee’s residence laptop in 2015. Founder Eugene Kaspersky confirmed the incident in a current interview with The Associated Press, though he stated that it occurred in September 2014, that the add was unintentional and that the information have been shortly deleted.
A 13-page report printed Thursday elaborates on that interview – and carries awkward claims for the NSA employee in query.
Under the heading “An Interesting Twist,” Kaspersky says the employee’s residence laptop was compromised by different hackers.
Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This materials might not be printed, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.