New Gmail image server proxies raise security risks

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A new Gmail policy that allows e-mailed imaged attachments to load automatically comes at a price, say two security researchers.

Google announced on Thursday that Gmail would once again load attached images by default. The feature had been disabled years ago, as a way of clamping down on malware and phishing attacks.

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