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MOSCOW, 5 July. /TASS/. Displaying the contents of Google Docs in search results “Yandex”, which drew the attention of the users of social networks, is not a leak of confidential data, and is subject to the use of certain privacy settings, says head of system solutions company, Group IB Anton Fishman.
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“Access to indexed files that users have set the option “available for searching and browsing”. That is, there is the human factor – ordinary negligence”, – he reported TASS.
According to experts, access to documents can be obtained by using advanced search settings that are specified in sequence . The technology is similar to the dorks – method specialists, primary kiberrazvedki and also cyber criminals that allows you to find the files that a normal search not indexed. It is often called the Google hack or Google dorks.
“Users can recommend all the documents that they put in storage, be sure to password protect: thus search engines can index, and not to spread critical information. For storing passwords there are special programs that you can use,” says Anton Fishman.