'Google hacking' attacks rising

Web sites are more vulnerable to "Google hacking" than many people realise and "hacking" attacks are on the rise, according to a recent study by Massey University (New Zealand) researchers. Personal information held by businesses, government departments and voluntary organizations are potentially at risk, along with operations of the websites that hold them.

Google hacking involves using the popular Google search engine to locate sensitive online information, which should be protected but is not. 'Google hacking' attacks rising

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 23rd May 2006 11:55AM