We don't want to allow signups from VPNs or proxies. Visitors using a VPN or TOR, which hides their real location and identity, might be trying to perform malicious activity on your site. So how can we block these users? This article shows how the ipdata threat API can help you do this.
Twitter recently announced that on December 24, 2019, it became aware of a large network of fake accounts that were abusing the company’s API to match phone numbers to user’s accounts. Twitter noted that these attacks may be connected to state-sponsored actors from Iran, Israel, and Malaysia.
Revelations that the now-defunct Cambridge Analytica collected data from as many as 87 million Facebook users’ focused congressional and public scrutiny on two main issues: privacy and competition. Most Americans seems to agree that we need progress on both fronts.