這下知道為什麼美國政府要直接禁用 Kaspersky 了：「Russian Hackers Stole NSA Data on U.S. Cyber Defense」。如果看不到 WSJ 的文章，可以看「Russia reportedly stole NSA secrets with help of Kaspersky—what we know now」這邊。
最近的事件被發現與 Kaspersky 的漏洞有關：
The hackers appear to have targeted the contractor after identifying the files through the contractor’s use of a popular antivirus software made by Russia-based Kaspersky Lab, these people said.
加上 Kaspersky 有濃厚的俄羅斯官方色彩 (關係良好)，以及法令上與技術上都有可能性要求 Kaspersky 協助。雖然這次事件是合約工家裡電腦用 Kaspersky 造成的，但已經有足夠的風險讓美國政府決定開鍘下令完全禁用了：
For years, U.S. national security officials have suspected that Kaspersky Lab, founded by a computer scientist who was trained at a KGB-sponsored technical school, is a proxy of the Russian government, which under Russian law can compel the company’s assistance in intercepting communications as they move through Russian computer networks.