Updated November 24 at 10:10 a.m. PST: Adds comment from Google representative.
A Gmail security vulnerability may allow an attacker to set up filters on users' e-mail accounts without their knowledge, according to a proof of concept posted Sunday at the blog Geek Condition.
In a post, Geek Condition's "Brandon" writes that the vulnerability has caused some people to lose their domain names registered through GoDaddy.com.
Without posting the full exploit, Brandon explains that it relies on obtaining the variables that represent the username and "at":
When you create a filter in … Read more