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Securing Webhooks

In this post, I will focus on the rationale behind some popular webhook security methods and will try to explain them in simple terms. 1. Basics Risks and Measures 1.1. Webhooks can be set to leak data silently Let’s assume you are a webhook provider and an attacker compromises the credentials of one of your clients. If your platform doesn’t notify users when a webhook is created or updated - the attacker can create a webhook silently and start leaking data without alerting anyone....

September 18, 2022 · 7 min · Serhat M. Dündar