Live At The Lab: Eugene Kaspersky, Malware Experts Talk Threat Landscape

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Eugene Kaspersky Calls NSA-Snowden Issue 'Difficult'

Kaspersky Lab CEO Eugene Kaspersky said the United States is in a "difficult" situation as it attempts to use diplomacy to get NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden back to the U.S. Speaking with reporters at his new headquarters, Kaspersky called Snowden a spy according to U.S. laws, but added that many countries face the difficulties of balancing security and surveillance activities.

In addition, Kaspersky told reporters that his company was working to identify sophisticated, targeted attacks driven by nation-states. Threat engineers will also be dispatched to a new facility in Singapore to work with Interpol in tracking down cybercriminals and bringing them to justice, he said. The facility is set to open next year.

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