Top 5 Web Application Vulnerabilities

hackedA security researcher from Israel has discovered a very basic, almost “school boy” level bug in Gmail that could have potentially compromised millions of email addresses. He notified Google, who have rectified the problem and have rewarded the honest fellow with the whooping $500. Here is the news article that details these events:

http://rt.com/news/165552-gmail-bug-users-address/

For those technically minded, watch the embedded Youtube video that details how Oren Hafif did it.

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