Spy Vs. Spy? WikiLeaks Says CIA Impersonated Kaspersky Lab

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Wow, the plot thickens.  Attribution indeed is a very murky business. 

According to WikiLeaks, its analysis revealed that by using these fake certificates, the CIA made it look like data was being exfiltrated by one of the impersonated entities – in this case Kaspersky Lab.

“We have investigated the claims made in the Vault 8 report published on November 9 and can confirm the certificates in our name are fake,” Kaspersky Lab told SecurityWeek. “Our private keys, services and customers are all safe and unaffected.”

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