Russia has arrested the top Manager of “Kaspersky Lab” – the media

Top Manager of the Russian “Kaspersky Lab” Ruslan Stoyanov, head of the Department for the investigation of cyber crime, were under arrest. About it reports “Kommersant”, citing a source close to Russia’s FSB.

According to the newspaper, the arrest may be associated with the investigation in respect of one of the Deputy heads of the information security center (Tsib) of the FSB. In a press-service of “Kaspersky Lab” have confirmed the arrest, stressing that the investigation is not related to the company and “is in relation to a private person”.

At the same time in the same case and arrested the head of one of the divisions of CDC FSB Sergey Mikhailov, says a source. According to unofficial information, your post could leave the head of CIB Andrei Gerasimov. CSS is an investigation on suspicion of violating article 275 of the criminal code (“treason”), told top managers and owners of three IT companies and has confirmed a source close to the FSB, a former Federal official and the head of one of the industry associations in the field of communication. As part of the investigation verify information on the alleged receipt by the employee of CDC money from one of the foreign organizations by the mediation of employee of a certain Russian company in the field of information security.

In “Kaspersky Lab” claim that it has nothing to do with the company, but experts say that it can affect the relationship of Internet business in Russia with the FSB. Two of the interlocutor of the edition familiar with Sergei Mikhailov, argue that it is one of the key members of the CDC that “in fact, in charge of all Internet business in the country.”

“This man, in my opinion, largely informal sets policy entire sector of cyber security and Internet Commerce,” confirms longtime friend Mikhailov, founder of the payment system Chronopay Pavel Vrublevsky. The impact of developments in the Tsib on the industry, he believes, can be assessed only after the appearance of official data from the FSB.