As Cincinnatians attempt to catch as many Pokemon as possible, business owners want to catch as many customers as they can. When you log in to the game after installing the patch, the game only requests access to your username and email.
Other fixes included crash fixing and the aforementioned Google account scoping.
"Having your basic profile information out there isn't such a risk, but having full access to your account is a huge risk", said Roger Triantafilo a Bakersfield database administrator who focuses on database security.
Now, thankfully, the game won't ask you for those details, and as said above it will only ask for your name and your email address.
But one senator is anxious that the game's maker has gone too far in trying to catch all of its users' information.
Logging into apps and web services using social media accounts is a common practice. The company said it was working on a fix to eliminate the app's ability to access all aspects of users' Google accounts.
Niantic, a company that partners with Nintendo, said it discovered the app requested full access to information stored in users' Google accounts, information the company said it did not need.
The new gaming app has already been downloaded more than Tinder, and is ripe to surpass Twitter if the numbers keep climbing - estimates put downloads at more than 7.5 million since its July 6 launch.
And it can share that info with certain third parties or use it for in-game advertising, if they ever decide to go that route.
Get off the firing line, Pikachu!
Though "Pokemon Go" may be quite popular among younger children, it was mentioned that handheld devices including smartphones and tablets, should be off limits for children 12 and below.