Yahoo! News – PluggedIn: ‘Google Hacking’ Digs Up Sensitive Material
At a recent hackers’ conference in Washington, Long demonstrated the eye-opening results of dozens of well-crafted Google searches.
Using Google, identity thieves can easily find credit-card and bank-account numbers, tax returns, and other personal information buried in court documents, expense reports and school Web sites that contain such information.
This becomes really interesting…especially as you get to know more about programming and more about google. When you get deeper into programming and get more experience with it, you start to realize that certain things happen in certain circumstances and you start to recognize patterns that cause things to happen. When you put 2 and 2 together, you can really find out some interesting information about almost anything (including what this article is talking about).
Google remembers everything it sees…even things people don’t want to be remembered.