The company claims that “it indexes only the open part of the Internet”.
In the search output of “Yandex” there were files of users of the Google.Docs service, which are not protected by the privacy settings and are in public access. This was noted by the authors of several Telegram channels, including Roman Bordunov and ” Information Danger “, when searching for “passwords” on request.
Issuance of “Yandex” with the request “Passwords” and site refinement.
As shown by the check, “Yandex” really began to issue links to Google documents with an advanced search. Owners of such documents allowed viewing or editing to anyone who received the link. sent a request to Yandex, but received no prompt response.
From the search engine were available files of users of the Google service, which, among other things, store personal data in an unprotected form.
In social networks, there are many calls urgently to change the privacy settings in Google Docs.
In Twitter, Facebook and Telegram began to enter random requests like “kickbacks”, discovering many documents openly.
In some cases, the unknowns have already used public editing of documents.