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Submission + - Google talks about the dangers of user content (

An anonymous reader writes: I stumbled on an interesting, in-depth article on the Google security blog about the dangers faced by modern web applications when hosting any user supplied data. The surprising conclusion is that it's apparently almost impossible to host images or text files safely unless you use a completely separate domain. Is it really that bad? Why after 15 years we still can't get it right?
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Google talks about the dangers of user content

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