IBM announced the opening of its zero-knowledge proof platform, Identity Mixer to developers on the Bluemix cloud. The goal of Identity Mixer is to reduce the need for individuals to transmit personal details to online services, instead relying on a “digital membership card”.
Day one of the Nordic APIs conference wrapped up on Wednesday 18 September, with a second day of presentations and discussions planned for today. Over 120 participants attending from across the region, in addition to a packed agenda of presentations for speakers around the globe. Two major themes of discussions on the first day included the Internet of Things and security.
A recent white paper reported an Autofill API vulnerability within Android's 8.0 Oreo release. The vulnerability comes via the ability for widgets to hide themselves from users and request information that users are unaware they are providing to the hidden widget. No public fixes have been issued.