US intelligence monitoring the activity of “Kaspersky Lab”

The US intelligence community monitors the activity of “Kaspersky Lab” and its software. On Thursday said the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) of the USA , Lieutenant-General Vincent Stewart at a hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Intelligence of the Congress.


“We are monitoring the activities of” Kaspersky “and software” – he said, answering questions from senators.

Attending the hearing the head of the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Cyber ​​Command US Armed Forces, Admiral Maykl Rodzhers said that “personally involved in the problem of” Kaspersky “, but gave no details.

Senators have expressed concern that the Russian company products are used by many US officials.

“As far as I know, in our networks is no software” Kaspersky “- said Stewart, referring to the US intelligence community.

Former member of the presidential race, Republican Marco Rubio said participating in the hearings director of national intelligence, the DIA leaders, NSA, FBI, CIA, whether they use the Americans are satisfied with the software, “Kaspersky Lab”.

All of them responded negatively, but no one has explained the answer to the question of Senator.