The Financial Times newspaper reports that a senior Whitehall official is worried because GCHQ, Britain’s intelligence headquarters, is worried about software given away to about 2 million of the bank’s retail customers. Bought from UK software firm Kapersky Lab, for months spymasters have feared that Russia’s successor to the KGB, the FSB, has infiltrated the program and may be using it to collect data on customers’ bank accounts and transactions.
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