Smartphone User Data Could Be at Risk Due to Russian Software: Report

  • Yandex uses software that lets developers create apps for devices which run on Apple and Google systems.
  • That software collects user data sent to servers in Russia, which experts say could be used to track people.
  • Yandex has faced scrutiny amid allegations of censorship following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Smartphone users could be at risk of being tracked by Russian authorities due to app software created by the country’s largest internet firm, the Financial Times reported