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Wednesday October 11, 2017

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

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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.

https://www.wsj.com/...-u-s-data-1507743874


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