Data Breach: Google limits third-party app access to users’ data

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Google has announced a new Play Store policy meant to prevent intrusive Android apps from collecting call log and SMS information from users’ devices. According to Google, only an app that has been selected as the phone’s default app for making calls or sending text messages will be able to access call logs and SMS …

Google+ is Shutting Down After a Vulnerability Exposed 500,000 Users’ Data

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Google is going to shut down its social media network Google+ after the company suffered a massive data breach that exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of Google Plus users to third-party developers. According to the tech giant, a security vulnerability in one of Google+’s People APIs allowed third-party developers to access data …