Alphabet Shuts Down Google Plus After Data Leak Issue
- Google plus to shut down
- after data breach issue raised
Alphabet Inc, Google stated on Monday that it would shut the social media platform, Google Plus. The main reason behind that is concerning a large amount of data leak.
According to the company, around 5 lakh of the users account data have been potentially affected and bugged. In the last two year, it was reported that the data were exposed to external developers. This reason has made a lot of users dis-faith in Google.
THe step to shut down the Google Plus is heading the data exposure at a great amount, as mentioned.
Alphabet to shut Google+ social site after user data exposed
(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google will shut down the consumer version of its failed social network Google+ and tighten its data sharing policies after announcing on Monday that private profile data of at least 500,00… pic.twitter.com/igcrl0B1DE
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According to the reports, Albhabet Inc. was down by the shares of 2.6% that comprises worth $1138.53. But if we go with the statements of Google, then it said that ” we have found neither evidence regarding this bug and nor any developer is aware of it or abusing the API and we found no evidence that any profile data was missed.”
Geoffrey Parker, an engineer professor said that “it seems like the downside like the risk of having a story thta says they initially hid information about a major breach from users. I wonder if there was not more debt to the internal debate”.
The senior’s executives at Google warned that disclosing the initiative would make users comprise it with the ‘Facebook data leak’ matter. When there were allegations for exposing of 87 million users data, by Cambridge Analytica.
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