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Serious security flaw in OAuth, OpenID discovered

Attackers can use the "Covert Redirect" vulnerability in both open-source log-in systems to steal your data and redirect you to unsafe sites.

By May 2, 2014

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Twitter: No accounts breached in OAuth token 'hack'

The microblogging site says no accounts have been compromised after a hacker claims to have acquired user details by allegedly breaking into its databases.

By August 21, 2013

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Bitly users’ account credentials possibly compromised

The link-shortening service issues an “urgent security update” saying that it has disconnected users’ Facebook and Twitter accounts because of a probable breach.

By May 8, 2014

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Twitter hit by massive wave of malicious messages

Messages sent by hundreds of accounts testify to dramatic weight loss and link to same suspicious site pedaling diet pills.

By April 23, 2014

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OAuth 2.0 leader resigns, says standard is 'bad'

The standard grew too far away from its roots as a simple Web authentication technology, author Eran Hammer-Lahav says, and now is insecure and overly broad.

By July 27, 2012

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You shall not pass (this time): Google+ tweaks permissions

Google's social network-powered sign-in system gives developers more nuanced options when asking for user permissions.

By December 11, 2013

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Outlook opens door to new apps, devices with IMAP support

Microsoft adds IMAP and OAuth support to its Outlook.com email service, providing what it says is a "richer email experience across devices and apps."

By September 12, 2013

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Mozilla bridges Gmail to Persona log-in

Missing from its first months in beta, Mozilla's Persona Web site log-in system now adds Gmail to its list of sign-in credentials you can use.

By August 8, 2013

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Google offers mea culpa to calendar developers

Changing course from earlier this year, Google takes a more developer-friendly stance on two of its calendar APIs.

By June 5, 2013

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Two-factor authentication: What you need to know (FAQ)

Twitter just got it. Apple recently got it, too. Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon have had it for a while. But why's two-factor authentication important, and will it keep you safe?

By May 23, 2013