What's New: Flaw In Gmail Forwards E-Mail

A vulnerability researcher has found a way to forward messages from someone's Google Gmail mailbox. The attack involves having the user visit a malicious web site while logged in to Gmail. The attacker can then connect to Gmail and set up a filter that routes messages, for example, all messages or just those with attachments, to another e-mail address. The filter remains in place (and applies to all future messages) until removed. Google has not yet confirmed the vulnerability or announced when a fix is to be expected.

Thursday, Sep 27, 2007 09:46 am CDT

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