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Monday, September 18, 2006

Google plugs phishing hole

"Google has acknowledged the presence of a phishing hole on its Public Service Search application and has blocked access to the service until the problem is fixed.
The problem went public when blogger Eric Farraro posted details on Thursday on his software development blog. Farraro said that the customizable code in Google's Public Service Search, which enables nonprofit institutions like universities to install ad-free Google search functions on their Web sites at no cost, could be used to create a page hosted on the google.com domain. "

Google plugs phishing hole CNET News.com:
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