You know APIs have hit the big time when even the Kardashians have them. And have them they do, along with the headaches of securing them and their, uh, adoring fans.
Pinterest APIs (2)
||This API is RESTful, and it allows developers to use the Pinterest Pin features by integrating the API into their applications. Log in information is required for viewing the API documentation.||Images||05.04.2015|
||Pinterest calls itself a "virtual pinboard," allowing users to select photos from web pages to share with their friends. This process, called pinning, helps users collect ideas, recipes, inspiration...||Social||02.09.2012|
An untold number of Pinterest users were breached on June 4, 2014 as a part of a sophisticated attack designed to skim confidential information from their Facebook friends and Twitter followers. So far, Pinterest has failed to fully remedy the situation or even acknowledge that the attack happened.
This is the first part of ProgrammableWeb’s series on Understanding the Realities of API Security based on testimony by ProgrammableWeb’s editor-in-chief David Berlind to the ONC’s API Security and Privacy Task Force. This part looks at the actual security concerns surrounding APIs.