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August 09, 2002: Google Toolbar Security Hole

GreyMagic has discovered a series of security exploits in the Google Toolbar. The Register has a summary of them.

For their part, Google has released an updated version that will be automatically distributed to users of the toolbar. You're safe if you're running version 1.1.59 or higher. You can check what version you have by going to the Google menu and selecting "About Google Toolbar...". If you're running 1.1.58 or earlier, visit the toolbar website to upgrade.

Posted by Aaron Swartz on August 09, 2002 06:42 PM