On the dangers of API attacks and how you can mitigate
Stephen Gates is chief research intelligence Analyst at Zenedge which specialized in cloud-based denial-of-service-attack mitigation, API protection and bot management, among other things. Gates sees an uptick in API attacks and believes API risks are often completely overlooked, meaning hackers could take advantage of vulnerabilities, especially via mobile apps. “Hackers have determined that APIs are untapped territory and often can improve the likelihood of success in achieving their criminal outcomes,” he says.
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