API Security Weekly

This week, we take a look at how out-of-date library compromises login to Twitter, how simple parameter switch gave access to over 150 million JustDial user accounts, and how holes in API security can lead a business to give out uncontrolled freebies. In addition, there is an update on Google’s decision to change the access to their Nest smarthome platform and why this has happened.

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Vulnerability: TwitterKit for iOS API SDK

Appicaptor has revealed that applications using the TwitterKit for iOS library to access Twitter API are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks. Both Twitter access and Login with Twitter scenarios are vulnerable because the API does not properly validate the TLS certificate for api.twitter.com.

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