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Posts Tagged ‘Cybercrime’

Online child abuse leading cybercrime in PH

Posted on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 01:05 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has noted that online child abuse is the top cybercrime in the Philippines. According to UNICEF Country Representative Julia Rees, the...

Rappler CEO faces NBI probe on cyber libel complaint

Posted on Monday, 22 January 2018 09:21 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Rappler CEO, Maria Ressa appeared at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Cybercrime Division, Monday, on a cyber libel complaint. Ressa said that while they were given...

DOJ indicts alleged Maute-ISIS recruiter for inciting rebellion, cyber crime

Posted on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 06:34 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed almost 300 counts of inciting rebellion and cybercrime charges against Karen Aizha Hamidon – an alleged recruiter of Maute-ISIS terror...

Man arrested for extorting former lover using nude photos

Posted on Friday, 5 May 2017 11:25 AM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY – The Philippine National Police urges citizens who have been victims of cybercrime to report the crime to the police. Just like the 21-year-old woman who went to...

3 British nationals arrested for investment fraud in Cavite

Posted on Saturday, 8 April 2017 11:09 AM | No Comments
MANILA, PHILIPPINES — Three British nationals allegedly involved in investment scam were arrested in Brgy. Maduya, Carmona, Cavite. They were identified as Andrew Robson, Graham Allan Bennet and Dominic Whellams,...

No definitive answer in probe of $81 million Bangladesh cyber heist: FBI

Posted on Friday, 10 June 2016 09:44 AM | No Comments
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is working quickly to figure out who perpetrated the cyber heist of $81 million from Bangladesh Bank’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of...

4 Smartmatic officials, 3 COMELEC I.T. personnel charged with violations of Anti-Cybercrime Law

Posted on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 08:25 PM | No Comments
Four Smartmatic officials and three COMELEC I.T. personnel are now facing charges for violations of Republic Act 10175 or the Anti-Cybercrime Law. This morning, the camp of Sen. Bongbong Marcos...

NBI arrests second suspect in COMELEC website hacking incident

Posted on Friday, 29 April 2016 05:45 PM | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has arrested the second hacker suspected of intruding into the Commision on Elections’ (COMELEC) website which resulted in the leakage...

5.6 million fingerprints stolen in U.S. personnel data hack: government

Posted on Thursday, 24 September 2015 11:11 AM | No Comments
Hackers who stole security clearance data on millions of Defense Department and other U.S. government employees got away with about 5.6 million fingerprint records, some 4.5 million more than initially...

Mozilla says hackers stole information from Bugzilla

Posted on Saturday, 5 September 2015 09:03 AM | No Comments
Mozilla, creator of the Firefox web browser, said hackers had stolen security-sensitive information from Bugzilla, its bug tracker, and used it to “attack” Firefox users. The account that the hackers...