Date: 7 months ago   Category: Web

Google announced data leakage of 52 million users because of a mistake


Developers could get access to some personal data of 52.5 million users because of malfunctions in Google. The staff of Google found and eliminated an error because of which third-party developers could get access to some personal data of users. In total because of malfunctions 52.5 million people in Google social network suffered, the press service of the company reports. It is specified that the mistake contained in updated ON which was provided for downloading in November. At the same time programmers could fix a problem in a week. It is known that third-party applications could request names and age of users, a kind of activity, the e-mail address. At the same time applications did not obtain financial data, passport numbers, passwords and other information which malefactors could use in the mercenary purposes. At the same time the request could be made even in case the user hid the profile from public access. At the same time in Google emphasized that did not find proofs that someone's personal data were used by the third parties. Earlier the company declared the future closing of Google "because of considerable problems". At the same time at first Google planned to stop work of social network in August, 2019, but because of a November incident it will be closed in April of next year. Also it was reported that the Australian supervisory authorities demand more strictly control over Facebook and Google Internet corporations. News отв Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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