Google tweaks developers guidelines after Google+ breach
Google tweaks developers guidelines after Google+ breach
Google Shutters Google+ Following Privacy Vulnerability
10 October, 2018, 16:25
And an internal memo noted that while there wasn't any evidence of misuse on behalf of developers, there wasn't a way to know for sure whether any misuse took place.
However, Google says that there is no evidence that any third-party developers were aware of the bug or abused it.
Google also noted that the data that was exposed was limited to "optional Google+ Profile fields including name, email address, occupation, gender and age". March was when a software bug was fixed that allowed third-party developers to access personal data.
The exposed information did not include posts, messages or telephone numbers, a Google spokesperson said.
Meanwhile, Google planned to add new workplace-oriented features to enhance the appeal of Google+ as a "secure corporate social network" to be used inside business operations. However, many were quick to point out the announcement came after The Wall Street Journalreportedthe bug and said Google opted not to disclose it to avoid regulatory scrutiny and reputational damages. So a group of the company's executives ruled that the firm should stay quiet about the flaw, and reportedly informed Sundar Pichai, Google's CEO, of their decision.
The company says it didn't find any evidence that any of the affected personal information was misused.
Google is also going to be limiting access to the apps seeking access to your SMS and Gmail data.
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The Google Plus security blunder could still give the US Congress a reason to enforce tighter laws surrounding data collection.
Google has even admitted that no one actually uses Google+.
"The consumer version of Google+ now has low usage and engagement: 90 percent of Google+ user sessions are less than 5 seconds". The company announced today that it's killing the consumer version of Google+ after it discovered some major privacy issues with the official Google+ APIs.
Google reveals on a support page that the Google+ app can't be deleted on some Android devices, but they can be disabled on all Android devices.
Google+ API's log data is only for kept two weeks, so it can not confirm which users were impacted by this bug.
Do share your thoughts and opinions on Google+ being shut down in the comments section below.
As for Google+, the search giant won't miss it that much because the site never got off the ground with end users.
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