Google kept a massive data breach under wraps and now its all coming to light

On Monday, The Wall Street Journal reported that a software bug on the Google+ social network had exposed private data of hundreds of thousands of users. The worse news: Google initially decided not to disclose this news to the public because it was worried about regulatory scrutiny.

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KingPin252d ago

a company can only protect users data up to a point after that the users are using the company at their own risk.

what i do disagree with though, is the type of information that gets collected. its one thing if they asking you for it in a field but don't give you the option to leave it blank and but there's also the data that gets collected in the background that users aren't aware of. this is where breaches like this become a worry.