Security: How to obtain someone’s username/login from the “Gmail for work”?

Photo: freeimages.com Short version: Gmail leaks your username. Always! To get username/login information for Google Apps user (paid Work/Business account) you need one email message. Just look at the Return-Path header. Fortunately, you do not know password yet, but combined with other weaknesses (like password reuse) this is not a problem. Determining if someone is […]

2011 links no. 3

Interview With Sacha Barber in The Code Project. The ABA problem occurs during synchronization, when a location is read twice, has the same value for both reads, and “value is the same” is used to indicate “nothing has changed”. However, another thread can execute between the two reads and change the value, do other work, […]

2011 links no. 2

Stack Overflow profiler open sourced: Profiling your website like a true Ninja. Smaller is Faster (and Safer Too). Chrome team have just started using a new compression algorithm called Courgette to make Google Chrome updates small. Read more. Ask Amir Taaki About Bitcoin. From Slashdot. The Four Stages of NTFS File Growth from Windows Server […]