Japan’s NTT group eyes to halt using Russia anti-virus software

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Kyodo News

Japanese telecommunications giant NTT group is considering terminating its use of anti-virus software produced by a Russian company, sources close to the matter said Friday. The move comes after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission in March added Kaspersky Lab to its list of companies offering telecommunications equipment and services that pose a security threat to the United States. Kaspersky provides security-related software and highly confidential virtual private line services to individuals and corporations. An official of the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. group said that it …

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