Is it Still Safe to Trust Kaspersky

Shortly after our last posting, new news articles have reported the claim that Kaspersky anti-virus software has been used by the Russian government to collect sensitive information of the Unites States.

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We’re not sure what to believe. Independent tests consistently show that Kaspersky is among the most advanced tools for preventing and ridding computers of viruses and other malicious software.

While the public still has not been shown any direct evidence that Kaspersky software should not be trusted, many of our customers prefer to be safe than sorry. West Seattle Computers is happy to discuss alternatives with you and, if you choose, replace Kaspersky with other anti-malware software.