An unlikely Hollywood star, when studios put his elastic features to use in a number of hit comedies, Evans has reached the conclusion that, at the age of 50, he can no longer summon the energy for his manic stage shows. A reflective character, who enjoys painting, Evans has successfully restricted insights into the man behind the cartoon clown stage act –until the death, last December, of his manager and best friend, Addison Cresswell, who suffered a heart attack at the age of 53.Cresswell guided the career of a comic who was brought up on a housing estate in Bristol and accompanied his entertainer father around the rowdy, working men’s club circuit.
Another user noted that there is no mechanism to prevent "brute force" attacks, meaning a determined hacker could generate random URLs until he or she found one that would lead to an account.In another case, a woman blogged about a guy OKCupid had suggested to her.She grabbed the link to his profile from her email, not realizing that any reader who clicked on it would then be instantly logged in as her.Another dating site, How About We, employs instant logins from email links but allows users to opt out."We originally built this feature because people requested it many times; it allows for a more easeful and immediate user experience," says How About We co-founder Brian Schechter, noting that these links do not allow users to see credit card or password information.Another OKCupid user read her post, clicked on the link, and found himself inside someone else's inbox."I am far too much of a gentleman to read a lady's mail, but I did navigate around a little more, in order to confirm what I suspected: I was no longer logged on as myself, I was logged on as her," he wrote in a blog post titled "A Security Hole on OKCupid." "What if somebody went down one of these rabbit holes, who was not a gentleman (nor a lady) at all? " The token in the instant login link worked multiple times.Evans performed his own fight scenes, which took weeks to film, and was bruised during filming.In 2010, he completed filming on co-directors Mark Kassen and Adam Kassen's Puncture in Houston, Texas.It does expire eventually, but it is not clear how long that takes (I tested a link that was over a year old; it failed to work).Dave Evans has been an expert on online dating almost as long as it's been around; he writes the Online Dating Insider blog and is a rabid online dater himself. "That certainly is a security issue of the highest order," he says.