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Corporate data slips out via Google calendar

Discussion in 'Search Engine Optimization' started by rakib, Apr 18, 2007.

  1. rakib

    rakib New Member Webmaster

    The search function of the Web-based app can be used to find sensitive business data that has not been properly made private.

    It's not clear what gets discussed during McKinsey & Co.'s weekly internal communication meeting, but the dial-in number and passcode for the event can be easily found by searching with Google.

    The data is out there thanks to the Search Google Calendar a feature added to Google's Web-based calendar service last November. Google bills it as a cool way to discover interesting events, but a few quick searches show that it can also be used to turn up sensitive corporate information that was inadvertently made public using Google Calendar.

    Full story at Corporate data slips out via Google calendar | InfoWorld | News | 2007-04-17 | By Robert McMillan, IDG News Service

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