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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 Aug. 21, 2013

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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 Jul. 27, 2012

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Webware 100 Editors' Choice: OAuth (Most Important Technology)

Webware 100 Editors' Choice: OAuth

By May. 19, 2009

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Security flaw leads Twitter, others to pull OAuth support

Use of the open-source protocol has been put on hold by some major Web services until a security issue has been resolved, developers tell CNET News.

By Apr. 22, 2009

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Twitter OAuth open to all developers

Twitter's OAuth interface is now open to all developers, enabling more secure access to the service via its application programming interface from third-party Web sites.

By Mar. 16, 2009

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Google adds OAuth to widget mashups

The search giant's Google Gadgets platform is adopting the open authentication standard for controlling privacy. Move follows June move to use OAuth for the Google Data API.

By Nov. 21, 2008

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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 Apr. 23, 2014

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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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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 Dec. 11, 2013