Major Security Flaw With Google Sitemaps Stats



Danny Sullivan takes a look at a serious security flaw with Google Sitemaps.

…surprising security oversight with Google’s new Sitemaps stats system that can allow anyone access to stats of other web sites, if those web sites don’t report 404/File Not Found errors correctly. Right now, I’m looking at stats for eBay and AOL, as well as Google’s own Orkut!