US Cybersecurity Headlines in Review, July 14, 2017

Kaspersky Software Being Phased Out of US Govt

The US General Services Administration (GSA) has removed Kaspersky Lab from two lists of approved vendors for US government agencies.

Reuters, Trump administration limits government use of Kaspersky Lab software

The Register, Uncle Sam says ‘nyet’ to Kaspersky amid fresh claims of Russian ties

Kaspersky, Kaspersky Lab response clarifying the inaccurate statements published in a Bloomberg Businessweek article on July 11, 2017

WikiLeaks Vault7 CIA Files Release, Part 17, HighRise Android SMS Snooper

Sophos, Naked Security, Vault 7: new WikiLeaks dump details Android SMS snooping malware

Verzon Customer Records Breach

SC Media, 14M Verizon customer records exposed on Amazon server