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Kaspersky Lab Accuses Microsoft of Aggressive Attitude Towards Endpoint Security Firms With Windows 10

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Kaspersky Lab believes Microsoft is abusing its dominant position to force users to switch to Microsoft’s own Defender anti-virus product.On Thursday November 10, the Russian Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) announced that it was investigating Microsoft following a complaint from endpoint security firm Kaspersky Lab. On the same day Kaspersky Lab Chairman and CEO, Eugene Kaspersky, published a hard-hitting explanation in the form of a blog post. Kaspersky Lab believes Microsoft is abusing its dominant position to squeeze third party vendors with competitive offerings out of the Windows 10 ecosystem – and in particular, to force users to switch to Microsoft’s own Defender anti-virus product…