Is Kaspersky Software a Tool of the Russian Government?

A rather interesting development has cropped up in the security world. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has banned the use of Kaspersky security software on federal computers. This — understandably — has some people worried. Is it still safe to use Kaspersky software on your home or work computer?We’ve collected the facts, tried to make sense of the claims, and put together what we’ve found. Here’s what we know so far.According to the DHS Statement on the Issuance of Binding Operational

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Nightmare Russian facial recognition app is one step closer to the end of privacy

facial recognition app While facial recognition technology has a number of positive uses, such as finding missing people, an alternative form of ID, and even tagging friends on Facebook, it does have worrying implications when it comes to privacy. In Russia, a new face recognition app is becoming so popular that it could result in the end of public anonymity, according to a report in The Guardian. FindFace, which launched two months ago, lets users take a photo of a

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