A security firm has found two third-party developed Facebook app datasets exposed on the Web, one from the Mexico-based media company Cultura Colectiva and the other, a backup, from a Facebook-integrated app called At the Pool. Both were exposed via Amazon S3 buckets.
Three Republican senators in the US have written to Google chief executive Sundar Pichai asking him to provide a copy of an internal memo that was claimed to have cited regulatory fears as a reason for the company withholding details about a major data leak in the Google+ social network.
Alphabet, the parent company of Google, will shut down the Google+ social network after confirming on Monday that data from up to half a million user accounts may have leaked due to a bug in the system.
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