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Wednesday October 11, 2017

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Newspaper Article: Russia Has Turned Kaspersky Software Into Tool for Spying

Russia Has Turned Kaspersky Software Into Tool for Spying
Searches exploited popular Russian-made antivirus software [Kaspersky] to seek classified material, officials say
WASHINGTON—The Russian government used a popular antivirus software to secretly scan computers around the world for classified U.S. government documents and top-secret information, modifying the program to turn it into an espionage tool, according to current and former U.S. officials with knowledge of the matter.

That article is paywalled but hopefully someone will find a non-paywalled alternative soon.
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