Tech Break

Mar 28th 2017

Tech Break 3865

Microsoft Docs.com Docs Public by Default

Microsoft's default settings published DOCS.COM users' documents online.
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Microsoft's default settings published DOCS.COM users' documents online​ -- including health data and in some cases users' archives of their passwords. Users complained over the weekend via Twitter that anyone could use the docs.com site search box to obtain any other user's documents -- which were all public by default -- many of which were clearly meant to remain private. In addition, the documents have been scooped up and indexed by public search engines.

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