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    Gmail is vunerable to (random) interception

    hey guys,

    found this earlier:

    http://dump.hbx.us/gmail_bug_hack/

    It seems that using incorrect header tags, they were able to randomly intercept other peoples email. They had no choice on the email to receive, however, they did get some.. interesting.. emails.

    You might want to consider making signups to important sites or transactions until this is fixed, using gmail accounts.

    -Peter

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    I wonder if google knows.

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    They have fixed it already.

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    Thanks for the update.

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    Haha, I read about this before. Well, it's a beta project. That's what you get for being a "tester". G-mail's a great e-mail provider nonetheless.


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