Squarelink, an access tool for blockchain apps and services, has launched along with its public REST API. The API lets blockchain applications to retrieve transactions, data, and user account information upon permission by the user. The startup also plans on releasing open source client SDKs soon.
With exciting new web techniques comes inevitable security issues. Luckily, there's usually a solution, though it can require a little more effort from developers.
An article posted on IBM's developerWorks site covers some common mashup vulnerabilities. Among the techniques addressed are cross-site scripting and JSON data security. The author also provides some solutions or ideas for each vulnerability.