Are your apps secure?

Even Steve Jobs could not see the potential of third-party mobile apps: those little software programs that turned our mobile phones into smartphones. Jobs had famously argued against such apps, instead advocating for the use of mobile web pages that could be accessed using iPhone’s Safari browser. It reportedly wasn’t until users began jail-breaking and…

Kids info possibly exposed on data breach

Database leak exposes 3.3 million Hello Kitty fans A database storing 3.3 million sanriotown.com accounts was found online. The database for sanriotown.com, the official online community for Hello Kitty and other Sanrio characters, has been discovered online by researcher Chris Vickery. The database houses 3.3 million accounts and has ties to a number of other Hello Kitty…

Insecure systems: 191 million voters’ personal info exposed due to misconfigured database

Here we go…. 191 million voters’ personal info exposed by misconfigured database. – Personal, public, and some non-public information on 191 million registered voters exposed – Efforts to identify database’s owner to notify them unsuccessful – Database still exposed A misconfigured database leaking the personal information of over 191 million voters was reported to DataBreaches.net…

Are your endpoints really secure?

I’ve read an insightful article this week, about Why Network Security Vendors Should Stay Away From End Point Security, and Vice-Versa, underscoring a critical and often misunderstood point about endpoint security – that not everyone can do it. In other words, network security companies cannot be trusted to do endpoint security, and vice versa. Along…