Tuesday, December 21, 2004

Google Desktop Search vulnerability

Well, Google Desktop Search seems to have a security problem which would allow users to search your desktop from over the internet (You can register for free to read this article on the NY Times). Check if your Google Desktop Search is vulnerable, examine the "about" page from the Google Desktop icon in the browser task bar. Version numbers above 121,004 indicate a newer edition of the program, which Google released after the vulnerability was discovered.

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