Wired’s Most Dangerous: Russia’s cyber-security mogul behind Flame virus downfall hits top 15

22 December 2012 — RT

Evgeny Kaspersky, founder and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, Europe's and Russia's largest producer of anti-virus computer software, in the company's office. (RIA Novosti/Sergey Guneev)

Evgeny Kaspersky, founder and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, Europe’s and Russia’s largest producer of anti-virus computer software, in the company’s office. (RIA Novosti/Sergey Guneev)

Two US whistleblowers, Syria’s president, a Mexican drug lord – and Evgeny Kaspersky, the founder of Kaspersky Lab., one of the biggest international malware-fighting companies – make it into the list of Wired magazine’s Most Dangerous People.

Why dangerous though? What brings together Paula Broadwell whose book cost the CIA’s director David Petraeus his post in the government and Iran’s mysterious general Qassem Suleimani thought to be behind Tehran’s alleged nuclear weapons aspirations? 

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