New Congressional hearing on Kaspersky Lab set for late October - RT

New Congressional hearing on Kaspersky Lab set for late OctoberRTThe US House of Representatives has rescheduled a hearing on the Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab amid allegations that its software may have been used by Russia to spy on the US. Kaspersky Lab has strongly denied those allegations, ...and more »

US House Committee Calls New Hearing on Kaspersky Software - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportUS House Committee Calls New Hearing on Kaspersky SoftwareU.S. News & World ReportThe logo of the anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab is seen at its headquarters in Moscow, Russia September 15, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin Reuters. By Dustin Volz. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives committee said on Friday that ...and more »

House panel reschedules Kaspersky hearing for late October - The Hill

The HillHouse panel reschedules Kaspersky hearing for late OctoberThe HillA House panel has rescheduled a hearing focusing on Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab for later this month, a committee aide told The Hill on Friday. The House Science, Space and Technology Committee has not finalized witnesses for the ...and more »

'The nail in the coffin': Russia's top cyber-firm may have made a 'catastrophic' mistake - Business Insider

Business Insider'The nail in the coffin': Russia's top cyber-firm may have made a 'catastrophic' mistakeBusiness InsiderRussian hackers reportedly stole top secret intelligence from the National Security Agency by exploiting Kaspersky antivirus software. Experts say that, depending on what was stolen from the contractor, the revelation could be “catastrophic” for ...and more »

Russian government hackers stole the NSA cyber defense plan, report claims - Gears Of Biz

Gears Of BizRussian government hackers stole the NSA cyber defense plan, report claimsGears Of BizHackers working for the Russian government stole NSA plans and documents on cyber defense off a contractor's personal computer, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The article quotes sources familiar with the matter, who say that a ...and more »

Hackers, allegedly working for the Kremlin, target secrets taken by NSA worker: report - National Post

National PostHackers, allegedly working for the Kremlin, target secrets taken by NSA worker: reportNational PostWASHINGTON — Hackers allegedly working for the Kremlin stole details about how the U.S. infiltrates foreign networks and defends against cyberattacks after a National Security Agency contractor took the classified material home and put it on a ...and more »

Kaspersky Lab Denies Helping Russian Hack of NSA Contractor - NewsFactor Network

NewsFactor NetworkKaspersky Lab Denies Helping Russian Hack of NSA ContractorNewsFactor NetworkMoscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has hit back at a report in the Wall Street Journal which accused it of being involved in a Russian government hack of an NSA contractor in 2015. The paper reported on Thursday that the NSA contractor, ...and more »

What to know about Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and its antivirus software - AZCentral.com

AZCentral.comWhat to know about Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and its antivirus softwareAZCentral.comRussian government-backed hackers stole U.S secrets after an NSA contractor put classified information on his home computer, which used Kaspersky Lab antivirus software, the Wall Street Journal reports. Wochit. Computer security. The likelihood that ...and more »

Russian hackers stole US cyber programs from NSA contractor, reports say - Toronto Star

Toronto StarRussian hackers stole US cyber programs from NSA contractor, reports sayToronto StarThe National Security Agency contractor, who wasn't identified, took the classified material home, where Russian hackers stole it by exploiting vulnerabilities in Kaspersky Lab Inc. software that he had on his computer, according to a person familiar ...and more »

Reports: Russian hackers stole NSA spying tools - Gephardt Daily

Reports: Russian hackers stole NSA spying toolsGephardt DailyOct. 6 (UPI) — Hackers linked to Moscow stole information on U.S. spying tools after a National Security Agency worker transferred the classified material to his home computer, unnamed intelligence officials said. Multiple people with knowledge of the ...and more »

Ex-NSA Hackers Are Not Surprised by Bombshell Kaspersky Report - Motherboard

MotherboardEx-NSA Hackers Are Not Surprised by Bombshell Kaspersky ReportMotherboardFormer NSA hackers respond to the revelation of yet another breach at the spy agency. SHARE; TWEET. Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai. Oct 6 2017, 7:21am. Image: catwalker/Shutterstock. Russian hackers managed to steal sensitive files from the home ...and more »

Russian Hackers Stole US Cyber Secrets From NSA: Media Reports - malaysiandigest.com

Russian Hackers Stole US Cyber Secrets From NSA: Media Reportsmalaysiandigest.comWASHINGTON - Russian government-backed hackers stole highly classified U.S. cyber secrets in 2015 from the National Security Agency after a contractor put information on his home computer, two newspapers reported on Thursday. As reported first by The ...and more »

Eugene Kaspersky: Role in NSA hack 'sounds like the script of a C movie' - The Hill

The HillEugene Kaspersky: Role in NSA hack 'sounds like the script of a C movie'The HillKaspersky Lab founder and namesake Eugene Kaspersky shrugged off allegations his software was used to hack an NSA contractor and steal sensitive files in a blog post Thursday night as "another sensationalist" attempt to link the company to Russian ...and more »

Is It Lights Out For Kaspersky After Latest NSA Disaster? - Forbes

ForbesIs It Lights Out For Kaspersky After Latest NSA Disaster?ForbesEugene Kaspersky CEO of Kaspersky Lab, a Russian company that's found itself at the center of allegations around yet another NSA breach. (Photo credit: THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images). How long can Kaspersky survive the assault on its business in ...and more »

Forget Kaspersky Labs, it's the NSA that sucks at security - Wired.co.uk

Wired.co.ukForget Kaspersky Labs, it's the NSA that sucks at securityWired.co.ukAccording to anonymous sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal, yet another NSA contractor took home files that they shouldn't have. In this case, it was to work late rather than blow the whistle, but the staffer's own computer ran Kaspersky Labs ...and more »

Jeanne Shaheen asks Senate committee to hold hearing on Russian NSA hack - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerJeanne Shaheen asks Senate committee to hold hearing on Russian NSA hackWashington ExaminerSen. Jeanne Shaheen, D.N.H., has asked the Senate Armed Services Committee to hold a hearing to examine a Thursday report that Russian government hackers used Kaspersky Lab antivirus software installed on a National Security Agency contractor's ...and more »

The NSA Has Lost Cyberdefense Details to Russian Hackers - MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology ReviewThe NSA Has Lost Cyberdefense Details to Russian HackersMIT Technology ReviewHere we go again. The Wall Street Journal reports that Russian hackers stole details of “how the National Security Agency penetrates foreign computer networks, the computer code it uses for such spying, and how it defends networks inside the U.S.” from ...and more »

WSJ Report Says Russian Hackers Stole Cyber-Defense Details from NSA - eWeek

eWeekWSJ Report Says Russian Hackers Stole Cyber-Defense Details from NSAeWeekNEWS ANALYSIS: A Wall Street Journal report about how Russian Hackers apparently stole information about U.S. government cyber-spying techniques indicates that a contractor's personal computer may have provided the attack route. Word Flaw Cyber- ...and more »

Report: Russian hackers obtained top-secret NSA information - JerusalemOnline

JerusalemOnlineReport: Russian hackers obtained top-secret NSA informationJerusalemOnlineUS media outlets reported that top-secret information belonging to the NSA has been stolen by Russian hackers who exploited the Russian Kaspersky Lab software that was installed on an NSA employee's private computer. Oct 6, 2017, 3:30PM Avital Zippel.and more »

WSJ: Russian anti-virus software used to lift NSA info - Hot Air

Hot AirWSJ: Russian anti-virus software used to lift NSA infoHot AirSuddenly the curious Kaspersky case looks a little clearer. Three months ago, news leaked of an FBI probe into the Russia-based anti-virus firm, and less than a month ago the US government ordered the Kaspersky software purged from all of its computers.and more »