Salesforce API error may have caused data leak

Tom Allen reports:

Cloud computing firm Salesforce has warned customers that their information may have been shared with other customers’ accounts, due to an API error.

In a security advisory, the CRM company says it became aware of the issue on the 18th July. The error impacted ‘a subset’ of Marketing Cloud customers using the Marketing Cloud Email Studio and Predictive Intelligence products.

In a separate article, Salesforce says that the error was introduced with a code change that it rolled out to Marketing Cloud between the 4th June and 7th July.

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