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Trump signed a bill prohibiting the use of Kaspersky Lab product and services

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The US President Donald Trump signed a bill that bans the use of Kaspersky Lab products and services in federal agencies.

Section 1634of the bill prohibits the use of security software and services provided by security giant Kaspersky Lab, theban will start from October 1, 2018.

Below the details of the ban included in thesection 1634of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018.

SEC. 1634.Prohibition on use of products and services developed or provided by Kaspersky Lab.

(a) Prohibition.—No department, agency, organization, or other element of the Federal Government may use, whether directly or through work with or on behalf of another department, agency, organization, or element of the Federal Government, any hardware, software, or services developed or provided, in whole or in part, by—

(1) Kaspersky Lab (or any successor entity);
(2) any entity that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with Kaspersky Lab; or
(3) any entity of which...(continued)

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