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Sanrio Co Ltd (8136.T)

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Sanrio Co Ltd - 'Hello Kitty' fan site exposed, but no data stolen-web host - Reuters
Monday, 21 Dec 2015 01:28pm EST 

Sanrio Co Ltd:More than three million accounts of Hello Kitty fans were left vulnerable to theft by hackers, but there is no evidence any data has been stolen, the Hong Kong-based company hosting the data said on Tuesday. - RTRS.A spokesman for Sanrio Digital, part-owned by Sanrio Co Ltd 8136.T, the Japanese owner of the Hello Kitty brand, said it had fixed the hole after being notified by security researcher Chris Vickery that personal information of its users was accessible - RTRS.Vickery told Reuters by e-mail that the company had plugged the holes he had found in three servers. But he said the database had been exposed for nearly a month, meaning that anyone who knew its internet address could have accessed it. - RTRS.Sanrio Digital said in a statement that "at this time we have no indication that any personal information was stolen." - RTRS.The spokesman said 3.3 million accounts had been vulnerable, including the names, ages and gender of fans. He said that the accounts all belonged to users of the SanrioTown.com website, a community for fans of Hello Kitty - RTRS.No credit card or other payment information was included in the vulnerable data, and passwords "were securely encrypted," according to the statement. - RTRS.The spokesman said while the company technically doesn't allow minors to sign up, this was implemented through an honour system, meaning that those younger than 13 could register by lying about their age. - RTRS.  Full Article

Sanrio completes share repurchase
Friday, 10 Jul 2015 10:30pm EDT 

Sanrio Co Ltd:Completes repurchase of 2,306,400 shares of its common stock, at the price of 3,030 yen per share, on July 10.  Full Article

Sanrio subsidiary establishes new sub-subsidiary in U.S.
Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 08:00pm EDT 

Sanrio Co Ltd:Says its wholly owned U.S.-based subsidiary Sanrio Inc establishes a wholly owned sub-subsidiary Sanrio Media & Pictures Entertainment,Inc. based in the U.S. in June.New subsidiary to be mainly engaged in the production of film and animation, as well as digital media.New subsidiary is capitalized at $200,000.  Full Article

Sanrio announces to repurchase shares
Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 03:00am EDT 

Sanrio Co Ltd:To repurchase up to 2,500,100 shares, representing a 2.81 pct stake.Says share repurchase up to 7,575,303,000 yen in total.Says repurchase period from June 12 to Aug. 31.  Full Article

Sanrio to pay year-end dividend for FY 2015
Friday, 29 May 2015 02:00am EDT 

Sanrio Co Ltd:To pay year-end dividend of 40 yen per share, in line with latest dividend forecast, for fiscal year ended March 2015.Record date March 31 and effective date June 9.  Full Article

Sanrio announces leakage of shareholder information
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 03:00am EDT 

Sanrio Co Ltd:Says leakage of individual information about its shareholder through Sanrio Shareholder Point Club was confirmed.To offer benefits to the shareholders involved in the issue and terminate introduction of Sanrio Shareholder Point Club.  Full Article

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