Salesforce Customer Data Possibly Exposed in API Glitch

The issue was discovered and fixed on July 18.



Salesforce said in a post last week that it had alerted customers to a data leak caused by an API error.

According to Salesforce, during an update to its Marketing Cloud service that was rolled out between June 4 and July 7, 2018, a code change produced an API glitch that "may have caused a small subset of REST API calls to improperly retrieve or write data from one customer's account to another."

The company's security team discovered the problem on July 18, and at that time corrected the error. "We have no evidence of malicious behavior associated with this issue," Salesforce said.

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