Saturday, January 29, 2022

Phishing links in Discord is at it again: tips to avoid being scammed

Discord, a server-based group messaging platform used widely by hobbyists and gamers alike, is receiving another wave of phishing links this time of the year. Scams range from offering free Nitro...

Kaspersky, policy experts discuss ICT supply chain resilience in APAC

With the world previously faced some high-profile cybercriminals exploiting the weaknesses of ICT vendors, especially in the Asia Pacific Region (APAC), Kaspersky foresees this trend to continue as cybercriminals try to...

Kaspersky: BlueNoroff steals cryptocurrency startups’ accounts

Kaspersky experts recently uncovered a series of attacks by advanced persistent threat (APT) actor BlueNoroff against small and medium-sized companies worldwide, which resulted in significant cryptocurrency losses for the victims.  This malicious...

Kaspersky reveals top 4 cyber threat landscape trends in SEA this 2022 

As the world embraces the year 2022, Kaspersky issues its latest report on the cyber threat trends in Southeast Asia this year.  Cybercriminals continue to evolve, expanding to different areas and targeting...
COMELEC breached

Manila Bulletin: COMELEC servers breached

Manila Bulletin (MB) recently reported that Commission on Elections (COMELEC) servers were breached, with about 60GB worth of data downloaded by a group of hackers. Furthermore, MB Technews said that a source...
Facebook Privacy Center

Meta updates Privacy Center in Facebook

Meta recently announced that it had updated the Privacy Center in Facebook, a section for users to learn more about how it collects and uses data and figure out how to...

SEC: possible Ponzi scheme in investing to Cryptostakers

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) advised the public to be careful in investing in Cryptostakers, amid the entity luring in public to invest in it with a promise of 8%...

Kaspersky APAC remains top 1 in Canalys channel satisfaction matrix

Kaspersky reigned supreme once more in the Canalys APAC Channel Leadership Matrix, receiving a 96.1% satisfaction rating.   The company in APAC region topped among all cybersecurity vendors included in the matrix, getting...

Gas stations and beyond: why cybersecurity is a top priority for industrial infrastructure

Industrial Control Systems (ICS) demand specific approaches to cybersecurity due to their complex structure, connected devices with different capabilities, software and operating systems, and critical functions. And this isn’t just a...

IBM: Top 5 AI for Business Trends to Watch in 2022

One of the largest computer hardware companies, IBM, revealed its top 5 AI forecasts for next year. AI would potentially address these critical aspects in 2022: Customer Care, Sustainability, the Potential...

Acronis unveils Cyberthreat Report for 2022 

Acronis recently released its yearly Acronis Cyberthreat Report 2022, an in-depth review of cybersecurity trends and threats worldwide.  The report warns that managed service providers (MSPs) are particularly at risk. This is...

Acronis’ take on emerged vulnerability in Log4j logging library

Acronis, one of the top leading cybersecurity companies, provided insights regarding the Log4j vulnerability, one of the most severe vulnerabilities that could critically impact the Internet. For context, Log4j is a Java-based...

Globe, Plan International collab to address sexual exploitation of children

Amid children getting more exposed to the Internet and dependent on digital connectivity that put them at risk of sexual exploitation, Globe and Plan International Philippines partnered to launch Down to...

Kaspersky: The need for better collaboration for incident response

The latest attack against financial institutions in the Philippines underscores the fact that banks and financial entities remain of interest to cybercriminals whose main goal is to steal money.  Groups that prey...
Kaspersky Cyber Hunt game

Kaspersky, Mystery Manila launches virtual Cyber Hunt game

Kaspersky and Mystery Manila teamed up to bring Filipinos into a virtual game where they can experience being cybercrime detectives, the Cyber Hunt game. In Kaspersky's Cyber Hunt game, a player will...
BDO hacking incident

BDO hacking incident here’s what you can do about it

As you may have heard, several BDO customers' bank accounts were compromised by a hacker using a fake name to transfer their victim's money to UnionBank accounts. If you're also a BDO...
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Globe customers can access to DOH, PHIVOLCS, NDRRMC websites for free

Globe Telecom is offering free data access to websites of the Department of Health (DOH), Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) and the National...