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Eugene Kaspersky: We would quit Moscow if Russia asked us to spy

Kaspersky Lab CEO Eugene Kaspersky has fired back at accusations that his company’s software was used to carry out spying for the Russian government, and said that if the Kremlin did ask the security firm to do anything wrong, he’d take the company out of the country. Reports have linked the use of Kaspersky software with the theft of NSA hacking tools, and in September, the US government banned all federal agencies from using Kaspersky software over concerns about the Russian-based company’s ties to the Kremlin.

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Dan Raywood is the editor in chief of the IT Security Guru. A journalist with more than 13 years experience, Dan has been at the forefront of the information security industry.

As the news editor of SC Magazine he covered breaking stories such as Stuxnet, Flame and Conficker and the online hacktivist campaigns of Anonymous and LulzSec, and broke the news on the EU’s mandatory data breach disclosure law and a vulnerability which affected more than 200 sites.

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