Russia's Yandex is harvesting data from millions of Android and iOS users, report

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Russia's Yandex is harvesting data from millions of Android and iOS users, report
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Russia's Yandex is harvesting data from millions of Android and iOS users, report

The company's analytics code is included in about 52,000 apps on Apple and Google app stores

Russian search engine company Yandex is harvesting data from millions of Android and iOS app users and sending it to Russia, a new report from the Financial Times has claimed. Yandex is regarded...

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