Google says it stored some G Suite passwords in unhashed form for 14 years


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Google today revealed that a bug in an old G Suite tool has resulted in the company storing customer passwords in an unhashed — but encrypted — form for nearly 14 years, between 2005 and 2019.

The company said that only G Suite enterprise customers were impacted, but not regular Gmail accounts.

Most G Suite customers are companies that signed-up for enterprise versions of Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sites, Google Drive, and Google’s various other services.

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