The Next Web: Flickr exploit allowed uploading tons of unwanted pics to user accounts

The Next Web: Flickr exploit allowed uploading tons of unwanted pics to user accounts. “Yahoo-owned image and video hosting service, Flickr, was suffering from a glaring flaw that made it possible for malicious agents to upload thousands of unwanted pics to the accounts of random, unsuspecting users. The defect resided in the Flickr’s Upload by email feature, which enables users to upload images straight to the platform by sending emails to a specific address, automatically generated and assigned to users by the hosting company itself.”

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