Natalya Kasperskaya is a Russian IT entrepreneur, President of the 'InfoWatch' Group of companies and co-founder and ex-CEO of antivirus security software company Kaspersky Lab.
Ex-CEO of Kaspersky Lab gave a speech on January 18 at the IT conference "Modern technologies are the basis of information and cyber-wars" organized by ITMO Saint Petersburg University, which is one of Russia’s National Research Universities.
Natalia Kasperskaya at the IT conference
While presenting her presentation, she showed the slides which displayed the following statements:
Bitcoin is the product of American special services with the aim of quickly financing secret intelligence services in the USA, England, Canada, and various countries. It is "privatized" as the Internet, GPS, TOR. In fact is it dollar 2.0. Exchange control is in the hands of the owners of exchanges.
Moreover, she called Satoshi Nakamoto, who is considered to be the creator of Bitcoin, "a group of American cryptographers".
She also claimed that more than 25% of all Bitcoins are in the hands of its "founders", and 927 people own 50% of all coins, while 64% of the Bitcoins are not used at all.