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How Antivirus Software Can Be Turned Into a Tool for Spying

Mr. Wardle’s curiosity was piqued by recent news that Russian spies had used Kaspersky antivirus products to siphon classified documents off the home computer of an N.S.A. developer, and may have played a critical role in broader Russian intelligence gathering. ...

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Antivirus founder John McAfee has his Twitter hacked

He must have forgotten to wait for all 18 updates to his antivirus software to finish. All PC owners know his name: John McAfee, the man behind McAfee Antivirus software, which either truly protects PCs from external threats or makes ...

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Kaspersky Lab Antivirus Software Is Ordered Off U.S. Government Computers

Kaspersky’s business in the United States now appears to be the latest casualty in those spy wars. Best Buy, the electronics giant, announced last week that it was pulling Kaspersky Lab’s cybersecurity products from its shelves and website, and the ...

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