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Short URLs plus cloud services equal bad security

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Apr 15, 2016.

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    Short URLs are great when they lead to public websites, and documents and files that aren’t meant to remain private, but you should think twice about using them to lead collaborators to content that’s meant only for their eyes. “URLs created by many URL shortening services are so short that the entire space of possible URLs can be scanned or at least sampled on a large scale,” researchers Martin Georgiev and Vitaly Shmatikov pointed out … More →

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