Kaspersky Still Has Some Issues

(Why am I reading about antivirus software in Forbes? I’m not objecting, mind you; it’s just weird to follow a string about Kaspersky and Google and so forth and find out it ends at Forbes.) Apparently there are still a bunch of issues with Kaspersky anti-virus software. “We’ve written before about how antivirus software is not only resource-intensive but in some cases can make you less secure because it can be hacked itself. Now there’s new evidence that Kaspersky Lab’s antivirus software contains bugs which could be remotely exploited in targeted attacks, as Thomas Fox-Brewster reported yesterday. Some of these bugs are detailed in a blog post written by information security engineer Tavis Ormandy, a member of Google’s Project Zero vulnerability research team.”