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Kaspersky Antivirus will no longer be sold at Best Buy

antivirus logoBest Buy announced that they will stop selling Kaspersky Antivirus and IT security tools, out of fears that the vendor works closely with the Russian intelligence.

The suspension of sales comes after a growing suspicion about the company's relationship with the Russian intelligence service, which is not a big surprise: a report from Bloomberg in 2012 had discussed founder Eugene Kaspersky’s ties to the Russian FSB and his background in the state-sponsored cryptography research. It also mentions that the firm has let go of a number of high-level employees in 2012, replacing them with individuals with close ties to Russian intelligence.

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