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Congress asks US agencies for Kaspersky Lab cyber documents

This is the latest blow to the antivirus company

Dustin Volz | Reuters  |  Las Vegas 

A US congressional panel this week asked 22 government agencies to share documents on Moscow-based cyber firm Kaspersky Lab, saying its products could be used to carry out "nefarious activities against the United States," according to letters seen by Reuters. The requests made the US House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology are the latest blow to the antivirus company, which has been countering accusations by US officials that it may be vulnerable to Russian government influence. The committee asked the agencies for all documents and ...

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First Published: Sat, July 29 2017. 23:50 IST