A bug in Google's G Suite left the passwords of some users to be stored in plain text for the past 14 years, though the company doesn’t believe the information was accessed by unauthorized third parties.
“We recently notified a subset of our enterprise G Suite customers that some passwords were stored in our encrypted internal systems unhashed,” Google said in a blog post, stressing that the issue only affects business users, not consumers.
“We have been conducting a thorough investigation and have seen no evidence of improper access to or misuse of the affected G Suite credentials,” said the company, which is currently working with enterprise administrators to make sure they compel users to reset passwords.
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