Google’s Halloween lock-out caused by false positive

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Google’s Halloween lock-out caused by false positive
« on: November 07, 2017, 10:23:30 AM »

Who is in charge of files created and stored on Google Docs and Drive?

Most people assume it’s the user or team sharing them but an incident affecting these services on Halloween has reminded everyone that there is always a superuser with absolute power sitting above this – Google itself.

On that particular day, a portion of Docs users started finding themselves blocked from opening or editing specific documents.

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/11/07/googles-halloween-lock-out-caused-by-false-positive/

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