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Interpol, Kaspersky Lab sign agreement on cooperation
13:43, 13 October 2017
Interpol, Kaspersky Lab sign agreement on cooperation

The agreement is signed despite the report on the cyber-spy for Kaspersky part

13:43, 13 October 2017

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The international organization of the criminal police (Interpol) and ‘Kaspersky Lab’ signed the agreement on the cooperation in the sphere of the fight against cybercrimes. Radio Liberty reported this cited the statement of ‘Kaspersky Lab’.

‘The sides signed the proper agreement on the back of the mass media reports that the Russian governmental hackers used the Kaspersky software for the spying’, the message said.

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It is reported that the Russian company agreed to share the information on the cyber-threats.

The newspaper pointed out that, with the consent of the company, modifications were made to the anti-virus software that allow to search for secret files on the users' computers. In particular, the antivirus searches in documents for the words "Top Secret" or the numbers of secret US programs.

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In Kaspersky Lab, they denied involvement in such a modification and expressed their willingness to interact with the US authorities.

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Earlier the newspaper wrote that Russian hackers allegedly stole the secret materials of the NSA using Kaspersky's antivirus.

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