“In order to comply with government search warrants on user data, Google created a backdoor access system into Gmail accounts. This feature is what the Chinese hackers exploited to gain access.”
You need to ask the question, “Does Google have a Software Security Assurance Process?” and, “Are they using it?”. Microsoft started with this in 2002 and it became a mandatory policy here since 2004. It’s called the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL). Learn more today at www.microsoft.com/sdl.