Gmail bug: Inbox messages, attachments vanish

Written by: Abdul Nisar
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California, Feb 28: An unexpected glitch happened on Google's popular email service, Gmail, that lead to the loss of data for around 500,000 Gmail users.

On Monday, Feb 28, several Gmail users reported that many of them are unable to login to their accounts and those who managed to login complained of loosing messages in their Inbox. Some Gmail users' attachments and Google Chat logs had vanished.

The bug reset the affected accounts and showed a welcome message to some users. Google said that the bug had affected less than 0.08 per cent of all Gmail users.

Google said that their engineers are trying to solve the glitch and soon as possible and the accounts will be restored soon. "For those Gmail users reporting missing messages, our engineers are working to restore them as soon as possible," Google said in a statement.

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