Russian cybersecurity expert and Kaspersky Lab CEO Eugene Kaspersky said his company «help[s] the good guys to fight cybercrime,» speaking at a business conference in Frankfurt am Main, Wednesday.
«We help them to defend and we never, ever, ever did and don't do and never will help them in [an] offensive way,» he said. His comments follow allegations that the Moscow-based company had leaked... Еще classified information to the Russian intelligence services. The company denies the allegations.
Kaspersky said the firm cooperates with the Russian government and security agencies in Europe «to fight cybercrime.» The CEO noted that the cybersecurity and anti-virus provider was asked by the Russian government «not to disclose» certain data during ongoing investigations. This he said is the same protocol they are requested to follow by European cybersecurity agencies.
Speaking about Kaspersky Lab's financial results, the CEO said: «we expect to have losses in the United States by some [percentages], but less than 10 percent. But on the other side, we have an increasing growth in other regions: in Latin America, in the Middle East, in Asia.»