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By SecureWorld News Team
Tue | May 16, 2017 | 9:11 AM PDT

Intelligence agencies aren't too keen on the anti-virus software at the moment.

Graham Cluley explains:

The chiefs of the United States's intelligence agencies have publicly stated that they wouldn't feel comfortable running Kaspersky anti-virus software on their computers.

That's what they told a Senate intelligence committee yesterday, when specifically quizzed on the topic by Marco Rubio:

MARCO RUBIO: As has been widely reported, and people know this, Kaspersky Lab software is used by not hundreds of thousands, millions of Americans. To each of our witnesses I would just ask, would any of you be comfortable with the Kaspersky Lab software on your computers?

ANDREW MCCABE (Acting FBI director): A resounding no, from me.

MICHAEL POMPEO (Director of the CIA): No.

DAN COATS (Director of National Intelligence): No, Senator.

MICHAEL ROGERS (NSA Director): No, sir.

VINCENT STEWART (Defense Intelligence Agency director): No, Senator.

ROBERT CARDILLO (Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency): No, sir.

And I have to wonder - why?