- British spies are reportedly worried that Russia is using security software distributed by Kaspersky to spy on Barclays customers.
- The UK bank has given Kaspersky’s software away for free to its online banking customers since 2008.
- Barclays is reportedly looking to drop the Kaspersky deal for “commercial reasons” but said it had never been advised by GCHQ against using the firm’s products.
- Kaspersky’s founder, Eugene Kaspersky, has dismissed the report as a rumour.
- The accusations come after the US Department of Homeland Security banned all Kaspersky products from government departments.
British spies reportedly think Russia is using Kaspersky software to spy on 2 million Barclays customers – Business Insider