The article from TechCrunch details the findings of a British developer who inadvertently discovered a great way to exploit expired domains to gain access to a person or company’s email accounts and other online services. This very simple technique, which requires no hacking at all, can easily yield access to Amazon accounts and banking services. Google and other companies really need to raise the bar to make it more difficult for people to claim email accounts and service accounts.

Security Breach: Here’s How Expired Domains Expose You To Embarrassment And Theft.