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oauth 2.0


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


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


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


How I got burned by Twitter's API, why it matters, and how to fix it

Web 2.0 isn't all rounded corners and social networks. The guts of services like Twitter matter. A lot.

By April 27, 2008


Microsoft opens instant-messaging for all comers

Any programmer now can build software to tap into Windows Live Messenger's network. Perhaps in time IM will become less fragmented and more useful.

By December 15, 2011


Facebook plugs third-party access to user accounts

Symantec estimates that hundreds of thousands of applications may have inadvertently leaked "spare keys" that provided advertisers and other third parties access to user accounts.

By May 10, 2011


Reporters' Roundtable: Who owns your online identity?

Your identity can be stolen, but it can also, in some cases, be legally taken. So who really owns your online identity? Your social network? Your reputation? We discuss with experts Dick Hardt and Peter Kazanjy.

By February 11, 2011


Facebook still pitching itself to open-source crowd

Facebook's rep at the Future of Web Apps event in Miami this week was David Recordon, the company's open-standards guru. That's a crowd that the social network still has yet to win over.

By February 23, 2010


Google launches limited API support for OpenID

Google joins the OpenID fray with its own solution, which lets developers integrate a universal log-in for their users to sign on with their Google account.

By October 29, 2008


Stewart Butterfield's Tiny Speck team

To build Glitch, the Flickr co-founder put together an impressive team of some of his earliest collaborators on the popular photo-sharing site.

By February 9, 2010