Thousands of malicious apps use Facebook APIs

Security firm Trustlook has found at least 25,936 malicious apps using one of Facebook’s APIs, such as a login API or messaging API. Such malicious apps could then use and abuse a range of Facebook login profiles, such as name, location and email address, according to recent blog post.

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Improving Data Security with Secure Communications, Applications and APIs for IoT

Security firm Sucuri warned back in June how compromised CCTV devices were used in multiple denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks every day. In the report, nearly 25,000 compromised devices from all over the world were used in various attacks on small businesses.

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