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How do these work?
For example, a confirmation url might “https://twitter.com/confirm_email/myusername/93838282292838”
What is that last section of the url and is anything stopping someone from just sneezing on their keyboard and typing it out and confirming someone else’s email address?
I assume the end is a hashed ID or something. Chances of guessing it along with the username is one in a million. But I’m just really curious :)
Chances of guessing are more like 1 / 100.000.000.000.000, if it’s always 14 digits. Might be some kind of hash, might be random, but the chance of your cat walking over the keyboard confirming some one else’s email address is nil.
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