Trump signs into law U.S. government ban on Kaspersky Lab software

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President Donald Trump signed into law on Tuesday legislation that bans the use of Kaspersky Lab within the U.S. government, capping a months-long effort to purge the Moscow-based antivirus firm from federal agencies amid concerns it was vulnerable to Kremlin influence.


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President Donald Trump signed into law on Tuesday legislation that bans the use of Kaspersky Lab within the U.S. government

The prohibition on using Kaspersky Lab software is section 1634 of the National Defense Authorization Act which passed both chambers of congress with large bipartisan majorities.