Published On: Tue, Oct 9th, 2018

#Google for months kept secret a bug that imperiled the personal data of Google+ users –  Reports of the #Google+ security bug reopened complaints about how Google handles personal data.

Google kept quiet for more than six months about its discovery of a bug that put at risk the personal data of hundreds of thousands of Google+ users, the company said Monday, a delay that could spark a new round of regulatory and political scrutiny. The decision to not immediately report the software bug — in a process that included briefing chief executive Sundar Pichai — was discussed in an internal document that expressed concerns about the company’s reputation and the possibility of increased scrutin

Read more: Google for months kept secret a bug that imperiled the personal data of Google+ users – The Washington Post

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