Friday, September 28, 2007

Gmail cookie vulnerability exposes user's privacy - CNET

Program developed by "ethical hacking" group takes advantage of cross-site scripting vulnerability to steal contacts, forward e-mail.

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Google Defends DoubleClick Deal As Benefit To Industry - 09/28/2007

MediaPost Publications - Google Defends DoubleClick Deal As Benefit To Industry - 09/28/2007: "GOOGLE'S FIRST SENATE APPEARANCE TO defend its pending DoubleClick acquisition got off to a shaky start on Thursday, during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights. "

Microsoft Searches for Signs of Live

Microsoft's search for online relevance may soon end, with the relaunch of Windows Live Search. The new version is sleeker, delivers better results and makes finding stuff easier—all without introducing unnecessary complexity.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Bullseye on Google: Hackers expose holes in GMail, Blogspot, Search

In the past few days, there have been multiple disclosures of security vulnerabilies in a wide range of Google products, including a persistent e-mail theft issue affecting the widely used GMail service.

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Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Google sees urgent need for global privacy rules - CNET

National regulators must agree on basic set of global privacy protections for the Net within the next five years, exec says.

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Monday, September 17, 2007

Phishing Scammers using Google Gadgets to Steal Logins

Look at possible Phishing scams using Google gadgets to steal Google Checkout, Adsense, and Adwords logins (aka Google Account). Google needs stronger rules to stop such Gadgets from being published in the Gadget directory.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2007

10 Search Engines You Don't Know About

"We've got some big news for you. Brace yourself. There are search options beyond Google--and we're not talking about Yahoo! and MSN. Vertical search is on the rise, and whether you're looking for business products, services or information, or a new place to advertise, vertical search sites can benefit your company. Market research firm Outsell predicts that the vertical search market will reach $1 billion by 2009. While Google gets around 65 percent of search traffic today, it doesn't mean it's always the best place for your search."

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How to Spam Google and Rank for Multi-Million Dollar Keyphrases

Total bulls#!+!!!! these people should be shot.

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Microsoft swipes at Google Apps - CNET

Redmond responds to Google's alliance with Capgemini by suggesting that Google Apps is not appropriate for many businesses.

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Eleven Tips For Optimizing PDFs For Search Engines

Whatever the reason, there are lots of PDFs available on the web, and you can optimize PDFs to get high-ranking search results. Here are some tips on the right way to do it.

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Friday, September 07, 2007

Google Custom Search: Setting The Bar For Vertical Search Engines

Google Custom Search Engine exposes the API behind the world's most powerful search engine. Why is Google offering this API? How can it be used? And what is the connection to vertical search? We explore the what, how, and why of Google CSE in this post.

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Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Company settles trademark suit against Google - CNET

Window blinds reseller charged that Google abuses trademarks by letting rivals buy ads that appear when people search for a business.

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