Top-manager of Kaspersky Lab Ruslan Stoyanov was arrested and placed in custody in Lefortovo prison.
A source in law enforcement agencies said the Stoyanov and the head of one of the divisions of FSB Information Security Center Sergei Mikhailov were detained under the case of high treason.
The arrest was related to the investigation against the deputy head of the FSB Information Security Center. Sources of Kommersant reported that it is being verified whether the officer was receiving money from a foreign company with an involvement of an employee of a certain Russian information security company.
Before his arrest Stoyanov worked closely with law enforcement agencies.
Suspects were taken in custody in early December of last year. Kaspersky Lab confirmed the arrest of Stoyanov.