Yandex the Spy: search engine accused of revealing Ukrainians’ personal data to Russia

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May 30th, 2017 – Fort Russ News – 

DNR News – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

The Ukrainian Security Service has stated that searches of the Kiev and Odessa offices of the Russian “Yandex” search engine has revealed that the company allegedly seds Ukrainian citizens’ personal data to Russia. 

“Law enforcement officers found that the management of the company illegally collected, saved up and transferred to Russia the personal data of Ukrainian citizens. In particular, personal information, occupation, lifestyle, place of residence, work, leisure, the sources and amount of income, telephone numbers, email addresses and accounts in social networks “ – say in the SBU. 

It is alleged that in particular, information was sought out about law enforcement officers and officials.

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