Whenever the term Gmail comes, its very hard to find a minor bug because its one of the main backbone of internet world which is very hard to defeat and breaking its security or finding any types of vulnerabilities is also not a easy deal. But here I am going to show you one small bug which might be not as big as I thought but we can say it as a vulnerability in Gmail.
Now move on to our main discussion thread, As we all know Gmail follows a strict rule that does not allows us to create our First or last name with the term Google or Gmail and this is the main reason we can't choose our first name or last with the keyword Google or Gmail.
↓↓ Here is the Demo ↓↓
This is very good in terms of security reasons because if users are allowed to keep their first or last name with term Google or Gmail then anyone can misguide others by sending emails along with phishing attacks. I appreciate their security but yesterday I found one minor bug through which anyone can create their first or last name with keywords using Google or Gmail. So here i thought to share with my website readers just to sharing my knowledge which might be already known by others.
This Can Be Done Easily . Let's see HOW ??
Follow below given steps correctly .
- Log in to your Gmail Account.
- Move on to Settings tab.
- Now select Accounts tab and click on to edit info.
- Now you can see a new box along with option to keep your existing google account name or write your new name.
- In the name field, select second radio button and write any name as per your choice . Here I used " Google Team" name.
- Finally click on Save Changes.
- It's Done Now !! Here you can put any name it doesn't matter it contains keywords Google or Gmail.
Hence It proved that Google has a Bug Too :D
Now whenever you send an email, user will receive that email with same name whatever you choose.
↓↓ Here is the snapshot of Test Mail ↓↓
Note : Please don't use this trick for hacking or phishing attacks, this post is just for educational purpose so don't misuse it.
Lastly, if you get any emails with contains name of google or gmail then don't trust them, they might be lead you to wrong way.
Hope this tutorial will help you in terms of security purpose as well as Bug in well known website GOOGLE :P
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