Bloomberg Law
Oct. 9, 2018, 8:34 PM

State AGs Eye Google Over Google+ Security Flaw

Daniel R. Stoller
Daniel R. Stoller
Senior Legal Editor

Several state attorneys general are reviewing a decision by Alphabet Inc.'s Google not to disclose a security glitch that exposed the data of at least 500,000 Google+ users.

An official with the Massachusetts attorney general’s office said Oct. 9 it is monitoring the situation. California’s attorney general’s office is concerned about data breaches that impact Californians, a state official who asked not to be identified because the person wasn’t authorized to discuss the matter told Bloomberg Law. A spokesperson for the Connecticut attorney general said the office is trying to understand the scope of the security incident.

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