This is 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 how the external availability of APIs can impact their security.
Docker vulnerabilities have been the source of malicious attacks for years. A new trend in attacking Docker containers is to identify an unsecured Docker API, launch a new container, and use the container to start mining cryptocurrency. Trend Micro has identified an attacker looking for weaknesses.