Hacker cracks Google Blogger security

by admin October 9, 2006 at 9:49 am

Search giant’s privacy boast proves too tempting

Google was left red-faced on Saturday when a bug in its Blogger software allowed an unauthorised user to post a comment on the official Google blog.

The post, which stayed up for around an hour before being pulled, claimed that Google had abandoned its click-to-call and Adwords partnership with eBay because of “monopolistic” concerns.

A post on the Google blog on Sunday confirmed that a bug in Blogger had enabled an unauthorised user to make a fake post on the Google Blog.

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