British spies reportedly think Russia is using Kaspersky software to spy on 2 million Barclays customers – Business Insider

  • 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