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OAuth Pin Based Authorization for Twitter, LinkedIn, Imgur and Others

Some applications need to access OAuth based APIs but since they are not based on regular Web browsers, they need to need to use an alternative method to obtain the user authorization. Pin based authorization is a method used for instance by applications based on the command line, desktop applications, embedded systems, game consoles, and certain types of mobile apps. Read this article to learn how the pin based OAuth authorization process works and how can you implement it in your applications using the PHP OAuth API class.


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Why Malvertising Is Cybercriminals’ Latest Sweet Spot

Why Malvertising Is Cybercriminals’ Latest Sweet Spot

Of all the cyber threats driving headlines, malvertising – seeding malicious code in online advertisements to infect unsuspecting users – might be the most jarring and difficult for many Web surfers to fathom. No one expects to get infected with malware when they visit trusted sites like YouTube or Reuters – hardly the seedy sides of the […]

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