Salesforce outage hits when firm tries to stop data leak

From the we-tried to fix-the-frying-pan-now-about-that-fire dept.,   Michael Novinson reports:

Salesforce told customers on Saturday Australian time that it is experiencing a “major issue with its service” and is attempting to resolve it as quickly as possible.

At the time of writing the firm’s status page said the incident impacts “several Salesforce NA and EU instances” and resulted after “The Salesforce Technology team blocked access to certain instances that contain customers affected by a database script deployment that inadvertently gave users broader data access than intended.”

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