Google accidentally deleted an account containing a $125 billion retirement fund!

A serious error has emerged in Google's cloud service, where the account of the Australian company UniSuper containing a $125 billion fund was accidentally deleted. Here are the details...

Google accidentally deleted the Google Cloud account of the Australian retirement fund UniSuper.

Google is a technology giant trusted by millions of users worldwide. This situation creates a significant responsibility for the company to keep users’ data safe across the numerous services it provides.

However, as a result of an incident that occurred a few weeks ago, Google accidentally deleted the Google Cloud account of the Australian retirement fund UniSuper.

More than half a million members of the $125 billion retirement fund managed by UniSuper were unable to access their accounts for a period of time!

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As a result of an error by Google, over half a million members of the UniSuper fund experienced a week-long outage in accessing services. During this period, UniSuper informed its members that they had not been subject to any cyberattacks and that their personal information was secure. Additionally, it was communicated to members that the issue stemmed from an error on Google’s part.

Thanks to UniSuper having a backup account with another cloud provider, the issue was quickly resolved, and all services returned to normal.

Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian and UniSuper CEO Peter Chun stated that the incident was "unprecedented" in nature!

Both parties apologized for the situation and expressed the need to prevent such an incident from happening again.

Kurian stated that the unusual incident occurred due to a series of unintentional configurations. He also disclosed that UniSuper’s subscription had been reinstated. The company emphasized that it had taken necessary measures to prevent a similar occurrence in the future.

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