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Re: Google Accounts Security Vulnerability
From: "Michael J. Gray" <mgray () emitcode com>
Date: Sun, 20 May 2012 13:22:58 -0700

That was a bit ambiguous and I apologize for that. I meant that I had
reproduced the issue several times, not created test accounts. I'm willing
to bet it's not just a few accounts being affected. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Jann Horn [mailto:jannhorn () googlemail com] 
Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2012 4:39 AM
To: Michael J. Gray
Cc: 'Thor (Hammer of God)'; 'Dan Kaminsky';
full-disclosure () lists grok org uk
Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] Google Accounts Security Vulnerability

On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 12:04:43PM -0700, Michael J. Gray wrote:
On why I don't want to provide my email address to Google:

It's a different email address which I don't want associated with this 
email address for various reasons. That is why I am not going to provide

Your assumption that it's a simple piece of information and requires 
no effort to give out is correct, but the impact of the association is 

Sounds reasonable.

The fact that Google can create a test account and reproduce the issue 
(as I have now done several times) tells me that they want the account 
information for some other purpose or that they're just being lazy.

So, you now have a test account that doesn't reveal any secrets about you
and which is affected... so you could surely give Google the name of that

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