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Watch out!There is a security hole in Google
Monday, 22nd November 2010
The creator of emailed Tech Crunch to explain a security loophole.

If you�re already logged in to any Google account (Gmail, etc.), and visit that site, he�s harvested your Google email. And proves it by emailing you immediately.

This isn�t a particularly dangerous exploit, but it sure is something a lot of people would love to have on their own sites. The ability to harvest emails from anyone already signed into Google, not to mention just see exactly who�s visiting the site, is extremely valuable. See the second comment thread here for a related issue with App Engine a month ago.

Publication : Tech Crunch
TAGS : security  google  international  


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