GMail Messages are Vulnerable to Interception — nice buffer overflow there. Glad you saved all those CPU cycles by using C rather than a language which is not vulnerable to buffer overflow exploits, like, well… like anything else except C and its cousins, basically! Nice job Google.
Oleg on Google programmers, a couple years ago:
Peter Norvig was also cavalier about programming languages. He said people often need more control over memory allocation — that’s why they choose C++. Google uses a lot of C++. Doesn’t Peter Norvig know how hard it is to manage memory? That’s why it is better to leave this task to professionals. One of his slides said: “It’s better to hire an active VB programmer than a guru who isn’t interested in your problem.” This is exactly the attitude that keeps bringing buffer overflow news every week.
News about the ‘sploit via afterslash.