Google Plus Data Breach: the Aftermath of Secrecy

Google Plus Data Breach: the Aftermath of Secrecy

Aigerim Berzinya - Oct 12, 2018

Google Plus will be shut down by the end of August, 2019. Within three years about 430 apps had access to the private data of Google Plus users - such as name, email address, occupation, gender, and age, no matter if users marked the data as private. It seems that 2018 will be known as the year of the “data breach”, but you never know. It is still October...

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