In particular, the code for the function of secretly turning on the microphone in the speakers with the Alice voice assistant turned out to be on the Web. At the same time, all bits of code are outdated – the company already uses updated repositories. It was also a test function without mandatory preliminary installation in the “smart” columns of Yandex.
Yandex assured that users are not in any danger in this matter. And there is no space for attackers.