Lawmakers in the European Union voted to ban computer equipment and security software from Kaspersky Labs. A partnership between Kaspersky and Europol, the European law enforcement agency, abruptly ended. The United States implemented a ban on Kaspersky products across the federal government.
And that was just in the past three days.
For Kaspersky Labs, the 72-hour stretch marked another period that has once again upended the Russia-based software company amid allegations that it is a sieve for authorities in Moscow. Officially stripped of its ability to sell software to the U.S. federal government on June 15, the losses for Kaspersky labs threatened to spread across the Atlantic Ocean after the E.U. parliament ripped the company as being “confirmed malicious.”
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