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API's and Privacy

Blog Post created by dasjo02 Employee on Nov 8, 2016

Though security is always a huge concern in API management we sometimes forget about the possible privacy implications. Even highly secured API's with good intentions can unintentionally expose identifiable information.

 

There is a great write up on the HTML5 battery API and and how it can expose a fingerprintable surface for tracking users.

 

http://eprint.iacr.org/2015/616.pdf 

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