However, Google says that there is no evidence that any third-party developers were aware of the bug or abused it.
The data exposed included full names, email addresses, birth dates, gender, profile pictures, places lived, occupations and relationship status.
Google also announced that, "we can not confirm which users were impacted by this bug".
Google admitted in the blog post disclosing the bug that usage of Google+ has dropped off in recent years.
To save any of the data you shared on your Google+ account, including photos, visit Google Takeout's Download Your Data page, select Google+ (and any other Google products where you'd like an archive of your data). "None of those thresholds were met here", he said.
U.S. job growth slows but unemployment rate falls to 3.7%
The next round of jobs data will come four days before Election Day, by which point most voters' minds may be made up. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, in health care, and in transportation and warehousing.
A major security bug appears to also be to blame for the Google+ shutdown. This bug could allow a user's installed apps to utilize the API and access non-public information belonging to that user's friends.
Google plans to shutter its Google+ social network for consumers, citing its limited adoption with users.
Despite the size of the security flaw, Google executives opted not to disclose the problem at the time because they feared trouble from regulators after the intense criticism encountered by Facebook over its privacy woes, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Allegations of the improper use of data for 87 million Facebook users by Cambridge Analytica, which was hired by US President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, has hurt the shares of the world's biggest social network and prompted multiple official investigations in the United States and Europe. As a result, all European Union data protection authorities have jurisdiction to engage with Google on the breach.
For Gmail apps requesting permission to user data Google will only grant access to apps which 'directly enhancing email functionality-such as email clients, email backup services and productivity services (e.g., CRM and mail merge services)'. Contact interaction data will no longer be available via the Android Contacts API either.
Google goes "beyond legal requirements" and applies "several criteria focused on our users" when deciding whether to provide notice, a spokesperson said in a statement.
It nearly did not matter, as Nurmagomedov was already sort of the uncrowned lightweight champion going as far back as 2015. Conor McGregor (21-3) ODDS: Nurmagomedov (-160), McGregor (+150) It's good to have McGregor back.
At least Google's Chrome OS tablet will be useful for some people, and there are never too many nice tablets on the market. Multiple images, videos and spec-sheet leaks have given us a pretty good idea of the design of the new Pixel phones .
Abubakar emerged as the candidate at the National Convention of the party on Sunday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. PoliticsNGR earlier reported that the Governors under the party had earlier met with President Muhammadu Buhari .
But Reid has impressed teammates and coaches all week with his ability to pick up the team's game plan and his conditioning. Latimer has the longest passing play of the season for the G-Men when he hauled 37-yard yard pass against the Cowboys.
If the vote fails, it would deal a major blow to the nomination and throw the possibility of confirmation into serious doubt. Many Kavanaugh supporters, like Laura Murphy, pointed to the investigation as reason to proceed with the confirmation.
Manchin said in a written statement, "My heart goes out to anyone who has experienced any type of sexual assault in their life". Democrat Joe Manchin voted for cloture , which meant that Vice President Pence did not have to be brought in to break a tie.
Minutes after launch, the rocket's second stage separated from the first-stage booster and continued rising spaceward. There have been 30 successful SpaceX booster landings in all, including the at-sea and on-land touchdowns in Florida.
Neville made reference to the club hierarchy, saying the blame equally lies with them for the team's poor performances. Should Mourinho remain in charge after the global break, his next match will be a trip to former club Chelsea .
Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as 114th Supreme Court Justice
Trump also said women, far from being outraged at Kavanaugh, "were outraged at what happened to Brett Kavanaugh , outraged". Kavanaugh's nomination seals a conservative majority on the nine-seat high court, possibly for decades to come.
Michael Could Become Cat 2 Hurricane Before It Hits Florida
Expect widely scattered showers moving onshore through our Monday with the downpours becoming more frequent through Tuesday. King tides also could factor in to how much water the area will see, but, he said, those also are being monitored.
Google+ to shut down after security bug
Google Plus was also very user friendly, allowing people to share announcements with friends very easily. Even with the data patched, Google has advised they will be shutting down Google+ for consumers.
Fans thrilled with female Dr Who premiere
This makes the broadcast the most-watched - according to overnight ratings - since the 2008 season opened with 8.4 million. Prior to that, Matt Smith's first episode won 7.7 million, and David Tennant's 8 million.
Sheriff: 74-year-old suspect ambushed officers questioning son
Hopkins was admitted to the bar in 1980 and disbarred by consent four years later in an order by the South Carolina Supreme Court. Hopkins is accused of opening fire from his home in an affluent neighborhood after deputies tried to carry out a search warrant.
LG unveils V40 ThinQ with 5 cameras
As this is a flagship phone from LG, some premium specifications and features come with the smartphone . The design is strikingly similar in both the smartphones so you might not find much of a difference.