December 20, 2017
Kaspersky Lab is suing the U.S. government for banning its products on federal agencies computers.
The Russian-based software company is alleging the Department of Homeland Security hurt their reputation while basing its ban on news reports rather than evidence.
Their lawsuit calls for the U.S. to undo the ban and state Kaspersky is not a threat.
The move is in response to the Department of Homeland Security’s order, which directed government agencies to remove the software.
Earlier this year, U.S. officials said they were concerned Kaspersky was a risk to national security.