Developers can use the KeyLemon SDK to integrate biometric technology into a variety of software applications where a security check is required. It accept features, gender, head pose, and more attributes for facial identification that can be used for user confirmation or imposter detection. The SDK is in C language allowing library integration with all common languages. It comes with a documentation complete with sample codes for the main functionalities. Supported platforms include Windows, MacOSX, Linux, Android, and iOS.
GateHub recently reported that around 100 XRP wallets were hacked. Over 23 million Ripple coins were directed to multiple exchanges where the hacker was able to presumably use the coins. GateHub has published remediation instructions and understands that the hack started with a valid API token.
The growing use of APIs increases the potential security vulnerabilities that expose businesses and users to malicious intent. A recent study undertaken by Ovum and Distil Networks shows that a lack of clarity in who is responsible for API security means not enough is being done manage the risks.
Google has introduced a new service that aims to centralize, manage, and secure sensitive information like API keys, passwords, certificates, and other important data. Google Cloud Secret Manager is designed to help tackle secret sprawl, a significant barrier to application security.