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Chinese hackers attack Indian vaccine manufacturers | Headline PH

Chinese hackers attack Indian vaccine manufacturers

SINGAPORE — A cyber intelligence firm based in Singapore reveals that a Chinese state-backed hacking group has targeted the IT systems of two Indian vaccine manufacturers whose coronavirus shots are being used in the...
Curb crimes thriving on social media, or else—Senate | Headline PH

Curb crimes thriving on social media, or else—Senate

MANILA — Philippine senators are disturbed by the alarming rise in the incidence of online sexual exploitation of women and children (OSAEC) and other crimes thriving via social media platforms and urge the social...
Cyber gang hacks Oxford University lab | Headline PH

Cyber gang hacks Oxford University lab

OXFORD, England — Showing the apparent dangers of online and internet processes and the extent of cyber criminality across the globe, an Oxford University biology laboratory researching Covid-19 has been hacked by a cyber...
ISPs must explain failure to block child pornography sites | A cyber criminal working in the dark

ISPs must explain failure to block child porn sites

MANILA — Amid the pandemic, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) seeks an explanation from internet service providers (ISPs) for their failure to install technology that will block access to websites that contain materials on...

New malware that can survive Windows OS reinstalls might be linked to state-sponsored Chinese...

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab claimed that Chinese hackers might be using malware that can survive Windows OS reinstalls to spy and exploit a computer’s UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface). “This attack demonstrates that, albeit rarely, in...

Facebook yet to find malice in sudden surge of fake Facebook accounts in PH

There’s no proof that the sudden emergence of fake Facebook accounts last weekend is connected to coordinated and malicious activities, Facebook said in a statement. “At this time, we have not seen evidence of the...

DOJ launches probe into sudden surge of fake Facebook accounts

Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra directed the cybercrime office to coordinate with the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to promptly investigate the sudden surge of bogus...

Fake accounts on Facebook might be due to glitch — NBI

The sudden increase in fake Facebook accounts over the weekend may be because of a glitch, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said. According to NBI Cybercrime Division Chief Victor Lorenzo, since Facebook is only...

Concerns over discrimination, privacy violation surface as PH gov’t requires public disclosure of COVID-19...

As authorities struggle to implement measures to control the spread of the contagious COVID-19, the government has ordered for the public disclosure of patients with confirmed cases of the disease for contract tracing purposes. "The...

Why the US is not OK with Huawei as 5G supplier

Look at how things can be achievable with the help of high-grade devices. With the 5G rollout imminent this year, the new generation technology responds to the many demands of today's consumers and businesses. Hopes...

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Costs of power outages charged to users | Headline PH

Costs of power outages charged to users @ ₱0.0798/kWh

  There are two factors that pushed up wholesale electricity market prices (WESM) charges: the increase in Luzon demand and the simultaneous generation plant outages,...
WHO uses a new naming system for COVID-19 variants | Headline PH

WHO uses a new naming system for COVID-19 variants

In a bid to avoid stigmatizing any country for detecting and reporting variants, the World Health Organization decides to rename variants first detected in...
MRT3, LRT1 provide free train rides, 7-9AM, 5-7PM | Headline PH

MRT3, LRT1 provide free train rides, 7-9AM, 5-7PM

  Is a city tour by train from end to end in your plans today? Just saying.   MANILA — The Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT3) and...