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Beijing to bar Symantec, Kaspersky anti-virus in procurement: report

04
Aug
2014

By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) – China has excluded U.S.-based Symantec Corp and Russias Kaspersky Lab from a list of approved anti-virus software vendors, according to a Chinese media report suggesting Beijing is expanding efforts to limit use of foreign technology. The state-controlled Peoples Daily reported the news early Sunday on its English Twitter feed, saying that the governments procurement agency has excluded Symantec Kaspersky from a list of security software suppliers. A second tweet said that government procurement office had approved the use five anti-virus software brands, all from China: Qihoo 360 Technology Co , Venustech, CAJinchen, Beijing Jiangmin and Rising.

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