Germany warns of “considerable risk of computer attack” through Kaspersky programs

The German Federal Cyber ​​Security Authority (BSI, for its acronym in German) has urged companies and users on Tuesday to avoid the use of popular antivirus and computer security programs from the Kaspersky company, created in Russia in 1997. According to the German agency, this firm, which claims to have more than 400 million users and 240,000 corporate clients in the world, represents “a considerable risk of a successful computer attack.” Kaspersky denies this, stating: “We are a private global cybersecurity company and as such we have no ties to the Russian government or any other.”

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