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Sneaky recon on roster of AWS users is possible, Unit 42 says

by Joe Warminsky

More than 20 APIs associated with 16 Amazon Web Services products can be abused to give up basic information about users and their roles, according to the research arm of cybersecurity giant Palo Alto Networks.

Securiosity: How important is API security?

by CyberScoop Staff

Everyone loves APIs. Including hackers.

Twitter discloses API vulnerability that allowed snoops to tie phone numbers to accounts

by Sean Lyngaas

Twitter has made "a number of changes to the endpoint" to fix the issue.

Facebook bug gave developers access to private photos of 6.8 million users

by Zaid Shoorbajee

Facebook says the bug existed for 12 days and was fixed promptly after discovery on Sept. 25.

New flaw prompts Google to shut down Google+ for consumers within 90 days

by Zaid Shoorbajee

The new farewell date for the consumer version of Google+ will come four months early after Google discovered a privacy bug affecting 52.5 million accounts.

Slow disclosure of Google+ flaw draws attention of senators

by Sean Lyngaas

Republican senators have written to Google CEO Sundar Pichai demanding to know why the company was reportedly slow to disclose a software flaw in its Google+ social network.