August 14, 2019
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Security researchers from Checkmarx have published findings related to security vulnerabilities discovered in the popular Coursera learning platform. The firm alleges that Coursera’s APIs include issues related to user/account enumeration, lack of resource limiting, and GraphQL misconfiguration.
A pair of stories surfaced this week that serve as important reminders of how complicated, nuanced, and difficult API security really is. Even the biggest companies with the deepest pockets can't possibly be perfect when it comes to the security of their various API offerings and solutions.
Attackers know that API calls originating from inside an app are a blueprint for the infrastructure inside your data center. Further, they can use those same API calls to hide their malicious purposes, like a Trojan horse ready to slip through the front door. Apps are the new emerging threat vector.