Mar 03, 2019

A Bug in Google Home App is Exposing Private Photos

A new bug seems to have hit the Google Home App that allowed users to access Google Photos from unknown Google users. A tweet regarding this bug started to make waves. The person who tweeted had also tagged Google in the tweet in order to address this issue.

However, Google asked certain basic security questions and did not see to acknowledge that the bug was actually present in Google Accounts Authentication mechanism and also directed the person to contact his respective TV manufacturer.

This will be considered to be a huge breach of privacy of Google Photos Users but Google yet have not acknowledged the same.

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