The authors of the CoinVault ransomware have had their day in court today in the Netherlands, where their case was presented in front of a three-judge panel.
Two US senators have proposed a bill this week that aims to address the issues with software and IT services provided to the US government and its agencies.
Mostly new variants of the same ransomware this week, with little new ransomware campaigns being conducted. Of particular interest was Kaspersky temporarily withdrawing their participation in the NoMoreRansom project and the rebranding of Satan Ransomware as DBGer Ransomware.
Kaspersky Lab announced it was temporarily halting its cooperation with Europol following the voting of a controversial motion in the European Parliament today.
In a plenary session of the European Parliament that will be held today in Strasbourg, France, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) will vote on a motion for resolution which includes a clause to ban the use of software programs "that have been confirmed as malicious, such as Kaspersky Lab."
The Dutch government will be phasing out the use of Kaspersky software products on government networks, according to a letter to parliament by Justice Minister Ferdinand Grapperhaus.
Kaspersky announced earlier today plans to move the user data of most of its customers to a "Transparency Center" in Switzerland, along with its "software assembly line."
Twitter has banned Kaspersky Lab from advertising on its platform citing the company's alleged ties with Russian intelligence agencies.
In the ongoing battle between Kaspersky Labs and the U.S. government, the antivirus provider has sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for failing to provide them basic due process. In a lawsuit filed today, Kaspersky has stated that the DHS has harmed their reputation n the U.S. without any evidence of wrongdoing.
President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law on Tuesday that also includes a clause that officially bans the use of Kaspersky products on US federal government computers.
A branch of the UK intelligence forces has sent out a letter to UK government departments and agencies about the use of Russian antivirus software to protect computers that store classified information.
Some extremely lucky users will be able to recover files locked by the Bad Rabbit ransomware because of small operational mistakes on the part of the malware's authors.
Russian cyber-security vendor Kaspersky Lab published today a report detailing its side of events on the whole Kaspersky-stole-US-government-files-for-Russia saga.
In an attempt to dispell rumors that its software is being used as a backdoor into users' computers, Kaspersky Labs said today it would subject its security products to an independent third-party source code review.
Both Office Depot and Best Buy have removed Kaspersky Lab products from shelves. The ban has been in effect since mid-September, and the two chains are offering existing Kaspersky customers replacement security software.
During their investigation of NetTravler, Kaspersky Lab researchers discovered an unusual backdoor that could have helped another attacker access one of their main servers, and then use the group's infrastructure or steal data.
Attacks aimed at delivering cryptocurrency mining tools on enterprise networks have gone up as much as six times, according to telemetry data collected by IBM's X-Force team between January and August 2017.
In a Binding Operational Directive published today by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the US government has banned the use of Kaspersky Lab security software on government computers.
Kaspersky Lab and Microsoft simultaneously announced that they've reached common ground on an antitrust complaint the antivirus vendor filed with Russian and European authorities in late 2016 and mid-2017, respectively.
A judge in Moscow sentenced today Vladimir Anikeyev, the ringleader of a Russian hacking group known as Shaltai Boltai (Russian for "Humpty Dumpty") to two years in prison.