back to article Salesforce cloud glitch blurted customer data at unauthorised users

Customer data stored on Salesforce's marketing cloud might have been shared with unauthorised parties, cloud slinger has warned. Users of the software firm's Marketing Cloud Email Studio or Predictive Intelligence products may have been affected by a glitch that meant their data was either copied to the systems of other users …

  1. Halcin

    Well, duh

    We have no evidence of malicious behavior associated with this issue

    Of course not. Why on earth would any Crim' make it easy for you to track their criminal activities? I'm pretty sure they do not want to get caught.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      'We have no evidence' but we didn't look either

      Why? Working at the front lines of cloud, we @ salesforce know it takes years for fraud to show up! The question is: DO YOU???

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      "The case shows just how long data leaks can linger for the companies and governments who fall victim. In this case, we are more than three years on from the OPM's disclosure"

      https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/19/opm_leak_fraudster_guilty/

  2. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    "Customers who may have been impacted by this issue were notified."

    Which customers are these? Salesforce's customers or the customers who had their misfortune to have their data spaffed to someone not entitled to have it? Are any of them in the EU and if so have the appropriate regulators been informed? What was that about 72 hours?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Marketing meets Cloud... Good combo for clusterfucks

    "During a Marketing Cloud release that was rolled out between June 4, 2018 and July 7, a code change was introduced that may have caused a small subset of REST API calls to improperly retrieve or write data from one customer's account to another."

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