Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Globe welcomes UK-based Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) | Headline PH

Globe welcomes UK-based Internet Watch Foundation (IWF)

- In roster of partners for child protection advocacy - Committed to its advocacy against online sexual abuse and exploitation of children (OSAEC), Globe further strengthens its anti-OSAEC initiatives by partnering with globally-recognized Internet Watch Foundation. This...
Secure systems during lockdown, BSP advises banks | Headline PH

Secure systems during lockdown, BSP advises banks

  Anticipating cyber attacks on the banking industry during the two-week lockdown, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) directed all banks to exercise extra vigilance against data breaches.   MANILA — As the weekend drew, the BSP...
Digital readiness, safe cyberspace: Do we have them? | Headline PH

Digital readiness, safe cyberspace: do we have it?

  "A safe cyberspace is vital to digital readiness as consumers are now relying on online connectivity for daily transactions. "Unfortunately, the exponential rise of online transactions has created a borderless hunting ground for unscrupulous criminals...
PH senator calls for strong cyber defense structure vs China | Headline PH

PH senator calls for strong cyber defense structure vs China

  In 2016, Finland-based cybersecurity firm F-Secure traced to China a malware used to spy on the Philippine Government and other parties related to the territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea. Cyber espionage attacks are...
“It’s time” to face up to the threat posed by China | Headline PH

“It’s time” to face up to the threat posed by China

POPULAR CHINESE military scientist Sun Tzu once said: “Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.” Apparently, this serves as a sort of inspiration for the...
China tightens rein over firms with large user data | Headline PH

China tightens rein over firms with large user data

  China’s cyberspace regulators are imposing tighter restrictions on data collection and data storage. The China government even urges companies to list locally.   HONG KONG — Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) regulators are targeting companies with...
Didi app removed from app store for cyber-security risks | Headline PH

Didi app removed from app store for cyber-security risks

  China’s primary ride-hailing application, Didi, was removed from app stores for “serious” problems concerning the collection and use of customer data.   HONG KONG — China’s Internet regulator, the Cyberspace Administration of China conducted an investigation...
Tokyo Games breached | Headline PH

Tokyo Games breached

  Unauthorized access to an information-sharing tool that Fujitsu Ltd developed has hit the organizing committee of the Tokyo Olympics, the latest data breach said sources familiar with the matter. Leaked were personal information from a...
500+ million Facebook personal data leaked | Headline PH

500+ million Facebook personal data leaked

WASHINGTON — Personal data for more than 500 million Facebook users has been published on hacking forums in one of the biggest lapses of data protection for the social network so far. According to media...
NoKor engineers cyber-attacks to SoKor since China trade cut off | Headline PH

NoKor engineers cyber-attacks to SoKor since China trade cut off

SEOUL — North Korea has ramped up its hacking activities against South Korea to make up for the loss of trade with China caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic. According to a report compiled by...

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Odette's rampage leaves severe damage across Visayas | Headline PH

Odette’s rampage leaves severe damage across Visayas

  After wreaking havoc in Mindanao, Typhoon Odette (Rai) rampaged through the central Philippine region. Thousands of families were evacuated across the regions with the Cebu...
EU leaders looking at new sanctions against Russia | Headline PH

EU leaders looking at new sanctions against Russia

  The European Union is being assaulted on multiple fronts by Russia and must unite behind new economic sanctions, Baltic and central European leaders said...
Omicron in China places half a million in quarantine | Headline PH

Omicron in China places half a million in quarantine

  Media report on Monday provided the country's first case of the fast-spreading Omicron variant identified in the northern port city of Tianjin.   BEIJING, China —...