What was impacted: Personal info on Google+ profiles, consisting of name, company and task title, e-mail address, birth date, age, and relationship status.

When it took place: 2015– March 2018, November 7– November 13

How it took place: Previously this year, Google revealed it would be closing down Google+ after a Wall Street Journal report exposed that a software application problem triggered Google to expose the individual profile information of 500,000 Google+ users. However in December, Google exposed it had actually experienced a 2nd information breach that impacted 52.5 million users. Google has actually now chosen it will close down Google+ for great in April2019


Source: Wall Street Journal, Google