Po.et has announced open API access to its block-chain based network for managing ownership of digital creative assets. The Frost API allows users to utilize the network without running the full Po.et node. Through the API, users can access the network with a username and password.
Some popular cryptocurrencies serve purposes other than use as a currency, with some acting like a liquid startup equity. This article looks at Ether, the cryptocurrency used by Ethereum, which is meant to be used more as a full-blown cryptocurrency stack and developer platform.
Cisco has reported API authentication mechanism vulnerabilities within its Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM). The vulnerabilities potentially allow unauthenticated attackers to bypass authentication and execute actions as if an administrator. The vulnerabilities are considered critical.