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Unholy trinity of flaws put Google users at risk
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Written by Danrok   
Monday, 24 September 2007 16:44

From The Register:

If you use Google to send email, organize photos or help administer your website, doomwatchers have cataloged three new ways to steal your data and compromise the security of your users. All three of the techniques rely on cross site scripting, or XSS, in which hackers inject unauthorized code by making it appear as if it's hosted by the website being targeted.

The most serious vulnerability resides in the so-called polls application, a part of Google Groups. It makes it possible to steal contacts and messages from Gmail accounts.

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