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Senators Demand Memo Behind Google+ Privacy Debacle Cover-Up

8 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

In short: Three top Republican legislators wrote to Google on Thursday, demanding the company explains its decision to cover up a major blunder that exposed data of up to 500,000 Google+ users. Republican Senators Roger Wicker , John Thune , and Jerry Moran asked for detailed documentation that let to the cover-up after the vulnerability was discovered in March, including a memo recommending non-disclosure which was cited by the original report of the ordeal published by the Wall Street Journal earlier this week.
In a letter addressing Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai, the...
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Senators to Google: Why didn't you disclose Google+ vulnerability sooner?

Senators to Google: Why didn't you disclose Google+ vulnerability sooner?

8 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / The Google Plus social network logo is seen in the company's offices behind Android toys on August 21, 2014 in Berlin, Germany.
Three United States senators have demanded that Google provide answers over its recent disclosure of a security breach in its Google+ social network that lead to its closure. Google only came forward after the Wall Street Journal broke the story on October 8.
So far, one federal proposed class-action lawsuit has been filed in the wake of the episode.
In a Thursday letter sent to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Sen. John Thune , Sen. Roger Wicker , and Sen...
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