Tech: Researchers Find URL Shorteners Create Holes In Cloud Security

Two web security researchers recently published a study exposing the privacy problems related to using URL shorteners. Microsoft and Google already offer URL shortening services in many of their cloud services. The image above shows Google addresses found through short URLs associated with a single user in Austin, Texas.

(Video) Dope!! Google Has Accomplished Time Travel With Street View!!!

You can’t necessarily put yourself back in time, but Street View now let’s you see what was going on some months back, like a building in the process of being built.

(Video) Dad Finds Out His Son Was Dead Body On Google Maps

He’s actually asking Google to take down the mapped image to be taken down as it’s disrespectful to his family.

(Photos) Did Google Maps Find A Dead Body?!

In a sense yes, they didn’t find it before the cops, but by the looks of it, Gmaps found it just after they did.

Google Maps Finally Adds THIS!!!!

For the past few months Google has been testing out the new Google Maps with users, allowing them to try out the beta or opting out. Well, one of the company’s major completes were that the new version did not support multi-destinations.

Google Finally Adding WHAT Service To Google Maps??

Earlier this year, Google made a news after buying social mapping app Waze for a reported $1.3 billion. Waze provides users with real time traffic and road hazard updates. The app packages these features in a friendly interface that relies on points and badges to add a social element to the mapping experience – think Foursquare for being on the road. Google is just now integrating the suite of features it acquired with its purchase of Waze into its mapping services.

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