TokBox, provider of the OpenTok video conferencing platform, has seen a surge in interest and activity since Google and Facebook stepped into the ring. Today the company has 13,370 developers building on its TokBox API. Since Google launched its video chatting “Hangouts” feature on June 28 developer interest in TokBox has doubled.
Cybersecurity solution provider Trend Micro has issued a pair of reports that highlight how chat platform APIs can and are being used by cybercriminals to achieve their nefarious objectives. Because of the degree to which Webhook APIs are involved (an API attack vector not previously discussed