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Russian Antivirus CEO: Here, Take My Source Code

Eugene Kaspersky willing to do what it takes to prove his firm has no dark ties to Kremlin

(Newser) - The chief executive of Russia's Kaspersky Lab says he'll turn over his source code to US government officials to dispel lingering suspicions about his company's ties to the Kremlin. Eugene Kaspersky tells the AP that he's ready to move part of his research work to the... More »

Cybersleuths Link Flame, Stuxnet

Kaspersky finding suggests two viruses originated in US or Israel

(Newser) - Cybersecurity researchers said yesterday that they'd found a link between the infrastructure-wrecking cyberweapon known as Stuxnet and the recently-discovered Flame virus—possibly offering a new clue about the latter's origins. Kaspersky Labs expert Alexander Gostev said in a blog post that his company had identified a similarity between... More »

Twitter Overflows With Malware

One in 500 tweets links to malicious software, experts say

(Newser) - Twitter is the perfect malware delivery system, enabling cybercriminals to lure users with a quick tweet on a hot topic and a shortened URL that hides a shady website’s identity. One in 500 URLs posted on Twitter links to live malware, says Kaspersky international, which make a program that... More »

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