Do you have a Google Profile? Did you find yourself getting the collywobbles when you read the headlines in the security press?
Here’s just a handful of the many headlines that have appeared in the last few days:
“35 Million Google Profiles Captured In Database”, Information Week
“35m Google Profiles dumped into private database”, The Register
“Entire Google Profile database acquired by a user”, ARN
Matthijs R. Koot, a PhD student at the University of Amsterdam, was able to create a database of 35 million Google Profiles, scooping up real names, email addresses, biographical information, Twitter feeds, links to Picasa photos, etc.
Sound scary to you? If so, maybe you’re one of those…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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