Data Breach

A Case for Securing API Actions. What Words of Wisdom Two Thousand Years Ago Can Teach Us About APP Security

A Case for Securing API Actions. What Words of Wisdom Two Thousand Years Ago Can Teach Us About APP Security

Confucius taught us more than 2000 years ago: “Listen to his claims, but watch his actions.” Things are not what they claim to be. Such words of wisdom speak volume in light of the most recent Facebook access token leak.  

According to one of Facebook’s blog, a large number of access tokens were potentially stolen by hackers due to vulnerabilities in the “View As” feature. Facebook executives offered more details according to this TechCrunch report.