Google Fixes XSS Security Holes

A security vulnerability in Google, discovered and posted at ha.ckers.org was patched quickly by Google. Both Philipp Lenssen and JasonD posted about the XSS hole that enables hackers to deploy phishing scams, cookie stealing, and creation of worms. Matt Cutts of Google was quick to reply to the Threadwatch post stating that the hole has “either fixed or the fix is going out.”

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