Google kept unencrypted, plaintext copies of some G suite business customer passwords on its servers for more than ten years (GOOG, GOOGL)
|05/22/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Google accidentally kept un-encrypted user passwords belonging to its enterprise customers on its internal servers for a period of more than a decade, the company revealed in a corporate blog post on Tuesday.
- “We recently notified a subset of our enterprise G Suite customers that some passwords were stored in our encrypted internal systems unhashed,” Suzanne Frey, Google Cloud VP of Engineering wrote.
- The implementation error causing the issue happened 2005 and according to TechCrunch, wasn’t discovered until April of this year.
- Google did not estimate how many user accounts were impacted, nor did the company answer Business read more >>>