The Authy Ruby SDK by Authy allows to communicate with the API to access authentication data, useful to implement in secure applications that require identity confirmation. Usage demonstrate how to register a user, verify a user, request an SMS token, and request a token via phone call.
Facebook has rewarded a 10 year-old boy from Finland with a $10,000 bounty for discovering an authentication-related vulnerability in the Instagram API that could have enabled a hacker to delete comments of any user on the popular social photo sharing service even without an Instagram account.
Identity management platform provider Okta has acquired Stormpath, a user management API provider. Now developers using Stormpath APIs and SDKs have until 8/17/2017 to migrate to Okta or another identity management platform. The acquisition of Stormpath demonstrates the risk of using startup APIs.