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Security hole found in Gmail

Vikrama Sanjeeva
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Joined: Sep 02, 2001
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So you�ve got a Gmail mail account? Or maybe you�ve just received an invitation? Well, we have some bad news for you: Your mail box is exposed. A major security hole in Google's mail service, allows full access to user accounts, without the need of a password

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Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15385
That is old news...

It has been plugged for days by the google team.

I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Security hole found in Gmail
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