Kaspersky Antivirus banned in USA  Your System might be at risk after 29th Sep 2024!

Kaspersky is Russian cyber security company which provide security products like Anti-Virus, Threat Intelligence, Security Training and consulting in many countries.

What is Kaspersky?

Why Kaspersky banned in US?

Because Kaspersky Anti-virus products are threat to to the national security of the United States and the security and safety of U.S. persons:

2 reason of banning Kaspersky!

1. Kaspersky is subject to the control, or direction of the Russian government 2. The Antivirus can be exploited to get sensitive and private information of US citizen and make it available to Russian Government. 

Impact on end user computers?

Kaspersky lab customers are not going to receive any security updates for their Anti-Virus.

Important Timelines !!

1. Case was register in 2021 2. After hearing response of Kaspersky ban on its Anti-virus product in June 2024 3. Prohibition on Sales of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 20th July 2024 4. No security update or patches after 29th September 2024

Kaspersky Anti-Virus Alternatives?

1. Free inbuilt Microsoft Defender 2. Mcafee 3. TrendMicro 4. Norton Anti-Virus 5. CrowdStrike