From the post of Eugene Kaspersky:
We conducted a study of the Vault 8 report (the name of the material published on WikiLeaks) and confirm that the certificates issued under our name are fake. Our users, personal passwords and services remain secure and unaffected.
The material WikiLeaks reported that the CIA has developed a special platform that connects individual malicious programs. The platform that mimics the activity of other programs is hidden and is called Hive. It allows you to send information to the intelligence service servers. It would not have been possible to determine its affiliation with the CIA, since it “copies” the work of third-party software. However, now (after posting on WikiLeaks) everything secret has become apparent.
It is noted that the Hive source code contains elements that created the fake certificates of Kaspersky Lab, with the explicit goal of subsequently accusing Russian producers of allegedly interfering "in the internal affairs of the United States." If previously such advertisements were not supported by “evidence” by the United States, now the CIA decided to simply fabricate evidence for further presentation in a broad access mode. Did not work ...