Kaspersky has been accused of Russian Intelligence links for years but there's zero evidence to back this up. This ban from Best Buy is clearly pressure from the US Government but where does it stop?
Leading technologies emerge from all areas of the world, the US, Israel, Russia, China and the UK to name but a few. Not just security software but hardware such as computer processors, switches, routers all of which have the capacity to have backdoors built in to them.
It will be interesting to see in the coming months whether other technologies will end up on the "banned list" and if other countries follow suit.
Kaspersky Lab has no ties to any government, and the company has never helped, nor will help, any government in the world with its cyber-espionage efforts