Yandex data breach reveals source code littered with racist language

Ross Kelly reports:

Russian tech company Yandex has issued an apology after racial slurs were discovered in source code leaked in a recent data breach.

Several references to racial slurs, including the ‘N-word’, were found in the company’s source code last week.

A researcher first revealed the use of offensive terminology in a series of posts on Twitter on 26 January, sparking heavy criticism.

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