Kaspersky has denied any unethical ties with Russia or any government.
But the bank said there is no reason for existing customers using Kaspersky to stop doing so.Kaspersky software is widely used by consumers in both free and paid versions, raising the question of whether those users should follow the U. But he added by email that "for most everybody else, the software is fine." The biggest risk to U. government computers is if Moscow-based Kaspersky is subject to "government-mandated malicious update," Weaver wrote this summer.Kaspersky products accounted for about 5.5 percent of anti-malware software products worldwide, according to research firm Statista."There are plenty of alternatives out there." Sulmeyer also said retailers should follow Best Buy's lead and stop selling the software.Amazon, which sells Kaspersky software, declined to comment. law enforcement and intelligence agencies and several congressional committees are investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.