Hello Kitty data breach compromises 3.3 million records

Sanrio, owner of Hello Kitty, reported a database containing 3.3 million users’ information was compromised. The sites that were affected by the breach include hellokitty.com, mymelody.com and sanriotown.com. It is unclear how the breach was conducted at this time. Sanrio’s sites are popular among children and teenagers. This is the second high-profile data breach affecting…

90 percent of mobile healthcare and financial planning apps lacking security measures

Arxan, an app security company, reports 90 percent of the most popular mobile healthcare and financial management apps are lacking common security measures. These figures come from Arxan’s annual State of Application Security Report. This report analyzed 126 popular mobile financial and health applications. These apps lack basic security measures, with  98 percent lacking  binary…