I have seen posts that insist that OAuth is an orthogonally different thing from OpenID, because OpenID is about authenticating users, while OAuth is about giving access to certain services to a third ...
It's clear there there is no consistent set of features among any of the popular authentication providers. Below is an attempt to aggregate the similarities and differences I've noticed, but I ...
I am wondering how can an end-user detect a maliciously implemented OAuth whether 2-legged or 3-legged. Particularly I am interested in those cases where the consumer requester is maliciously ...
Mozilla went live with a new service called BrowserID/Persona (announcement, background). It is intended to replace current single-sign-on solutions such as OpenID, OAuth and Facebook. One advantage ...
I haven't read it myself but a colleague told me that the end-user can revoke his/her OAuth token. I searched but I couldn't find enough docs on: is this true / is the end-user the one to revoke the ...
I work with APIs all the time and I work with web developers who insist that OAuth, OpenID, etc are far superior than a home-brew method. Every site seems to be using these as well now for ease of use ...
We have a system that stores credit cards securely on file. We'd love to allow users to sign up using Facebook Connect or Twitter. Obviously this wouldn't be secure if we were trusting just any old ...