Misconfigured Google Calendars leaking private information of thousands of users

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A configuration setting in Google Calendar service is possibly exposing private information of thousands of users on internet
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A configuration setting in Google Calendar service is possibly exposing private information of thousands of users on internet

Security researcher claims to have found more than 200 calendars leaking information that should be private

A configuration setting in Google's Calendar service may be exposing the private information of thousands of users on the internet, a security researcher has warned. Avanish Jain, a cyber securi...

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