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Amazon admits to customer data exposure but is exceedingly cagey on details

We're deep in the throes of Black Friday week, which one might imagine is generally the jolliest time of the year for Amazon. However, the massive global e-commerce platform has just revealed some less-than-jolly news: it "inadvertently disclosed" customer email addresses due to a "technical error."

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Google is putting Google+ out of its misery following data exposure

Google is shutting down the consumer version of its Google+ social network following the discovery of a vulnerability that allowed app developers access to private profile information. While found and patched in March 2018, it was not disclosed until today. According to an internal memo viewed by the Wall Street Journal, Google feared disclosing the issue would be detrimental to its reputation and draw unwanted regulatory attention.

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