Tencent fixes WeChat bug that exposed some social media content to Google, other external search engines

//Tencent fixes WeChat bug that exposed some social media content to Google, other external search engines

Tencent fixes WeChat bug that exposed some social media content to Google, other external search engines

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings says it has fixed a bug it found on super app WeChat that exposed some social media content to external search engines, such as Bing and Google.“Due to the recent technology upgrades of the platform, a loophole was found in the Official Accounts’ robots protocol, which allowed external web crawling to access part of the content on WeChat’s Official Accounts platform,” Tencent said in a statement on Friday. “The loophole has now been fixed.”The Shenzhen…

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