Let’s check out the top 10 facts about the anti-virus software provider, Kaspersky Lab. This multinational cybersecurity company was founded in 1997 by Russian, Eugene Kaspersky, hence its name. He is still the CEO and the headquarters remain in Moscow, Russia. Kaspersky Lab was actually the first antivirus software that monitored threats using a quarantine system.
Since its creation, Kaspersky Antivirus has enjoyed a lot of success and won over 55 awards, with over 400 million users across the globe and ranked number four in the world for antivirus protection by revenue. In fact, the company enjoys a whopping $700 million in annual revenues! Yet, their security software isn’t just popular with home computer users, but more than 120 companies are also using Kaspersky Lab technology. Although, the United States Government are not one of them, with their products banned from Government-owned computers.