Google Desktop Search and Security
Google Desktop seems to be a powerful tool. The ability to search your hard disks using the Google technology will be useful to many.
But before you go and install it, take some time to understand the security implications of using it. While Google Desktop by itself is secure, it exposes vulnerabilities on your computer that you didn't know about. Read about it from by favorite and highly respected author who is also a internationally renowned security technologist, Bruce Schneier.
Desktop Google Finds Holes.