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Hacking away at PLDT's goodwill

May 29, 2020 - 6:20 PM

Both the hackers of PLDT and the company itself should consider what they've done to get to this point

PLDT: No record of data being downloaded from company's support account

May 29, 2020 - 1:37 PM

While hackers could have hypothetically grabbed data from PLDT's support Twitter account, the company says there's no record of customer data being downloaded from it

PLDT support Twitter account hacked

May 28, 2020 - 1:04 PM

(3rd UPDATE) PLDT says it's recovered the PLDT_Cares Twitter account

Screenshot from Twitter

[Two Pronged] My mother, the (former) alcoholic

Oct 14, 2018 - 3:35 PM

'I am now 33 years old. I am still unmarried. It is her fault. I have many girlfriends and then I leave them.'

Trump urges U.S. attorney general to probe anonymous op-ed

Sep 08, 2018 - 9:29 AM

US President Donald Trump urges an investigation into the anonymous author of the New York Times op-ed to protect 'national security', deeming the publication of the piece as an act of treason

INVITATION. US President Donald Trump addresses the Pledge to America's Workers event at the White House in Washington, DC.  Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Words Anonymous

Nov 30, 2017 - 8:11 PM

The spoken word artists are bringing their poetry to Rappler HQ

Rappler Talk: Pinoy Ako Blog on revealing her identity

Oct 13, 2017 - 3:40 PM

Who is Jover Laurio, and why did she decide to come out as the person behind Pinoy Ako Blog?

These geeks are protesting injustice through cosplay

Sep 21, 2017 - 12:30 PM

The cosplayers are releasing a photo series on the 45th anniversary of Martial Law

A NEW HOPE. Jedi master Obi Wan Kenobi protests the EJKs. Photo courtesy of A Hero's Call

Presstitute Manifesto

Nov 09, 2016 - 7:30 PM

I don t use the ugliness of the internet to excuse myself from being held accountable for my statements

Guy Fawkes dan ikon protes modern

Nov 06, 2016 - 9:36 AM

Plot Bubuk Mesiu 5 November 1605 memang gagal mengubah wajah monarki Inggris namun salah satu konspiratornya menjelma menjadi simbol anarkisme

Topeng Guy Fawkes seperti dikenakan oleh karakter V dalam film ‘V for Vendetta’. Foto dari

#AnimatED: War has come to our conversations

Aug 29, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Whatever happened to healthy exchange of views?

MTRCB website defaced in protest of anti-Duterte ad

May 07, 2016 - 4:06 PM

Presidential candidate Grace Poe who is a former MTRCB chairman is quoted saying the attack ad would pass her standards for truthfulness

Hackers attack site of UN-backed human development network

Apr 26, 2016 - 7:19 AM

The Philippine Human Development Network site appears to have been defaced by someone from Anonymous Rabaa

DEFACED. The screenshot shows the  defaced Philippine Human Development Network website

White, black, gray hat hackers: What's the diff?

Apr 19, 2016 - 7:35 PM

The motivations of hackers distinguish them from each other

DZMM website defaced, database possibly leaked

Apr 18, 2016 - 10:01 PM

A Facebook post on the Anonymous Philippines page dated 8:47 pm Monday acknowledges the website defacement Meanwhile Bloodsec posts a link to what they claim is the leaked database of DZMM

DZMM DEFACED. A screenshot of the DZMM website at around 9:15 pm.

Is Comelec liable for website data leak?

Apr 11, 2016 - 9:45 AM

A data privacy lawyer believes the poll body could be sued for failing to protect personal information However a former Comelec lawyer argues that liability depends on the nature of the leaked data

Internet security image from Shutterstock

Israel prepares to defend against Anonymous online attacks

Apr 06, 2016 - 8:59 PM

In the past the attacks in solidarity with the Palestinians manage to block government sites including for the ministries of defense and foreign affairs

'Anonymous' cyber attack hits Angola govt after activists jailed

Mar 30, 2016 - 9:29 PM

In a statement on its Facebook page late on Tuesday March 29 the Anonymous Portugal group lists the government websites it said it attacked None of the websites are accessible on Wednesday

Comelec taps NBI to investigate data leak

Mar 29, 2016 - 7:15 PM

The Comelec website remains inaccessible as of Tuesday evening after hackers defaced it

COMELEC DEMO. Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez shows the use of vote-counting machines on January 25, 2016, before members of the media and election watchdogs. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Taliban on Pakistan blast, Al-Jazeera job cuts, Pacquiao | 6PM wRap

Mar 28, 2016 - 7:24 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Comelec data leaked by hackers

Mar 28, 2016 - 3:10 PM

UPDATED Second hacking: A group calling itself LulzSec Pilipinas posts the Commission on Elections database shortly after Anonymous PH defaces the poll body s website

Comelec: We can protect votes despite hacking

Mar 28, 2016 - 2:02 PM

The Comelec says the security for its website is not as tight compared to the voting process that it really needs to secure come hell or high water

'SYSTEM SECURE.' Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez shows the security features of vote-counting machines before journalists and election watchdogs at the Pope Piux XII Catholic Center in Manila on January 25. 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Pakistan blast, Comelec site hacked, Diwata-1 | 12PM wRap

Mar 28, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Comelec website hacked a month before polls

Mar 27, 2016 - 11:56 PM

UPDATED The hackers group Anonymous Philippines wants the Comelec to implement the security features of vote counting machines in the May 9 polls

Anonymous messaging app stirs controversy in Israel

Jan 22, 2016 - 5:02 PM

The Blindspot app allows users to send anonymous messages photos and videos to their contacts without the receiver being able to trace it

Anonymous leaks personal data hacked from UN climate site

Dec 04, 2015 - 7:57 AM

Anonymous breached the website of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and leaked the personal information of 1 415 officials

Dari beredar rumor ISIS akan serang Indonesia hingga Real Madrid dipecundangi Barcelona dalam 'el clasico'

Nov 23, 2015 - 8:41 AM

Juga di wRap 23 November: Berita dari KTT ASEAN dan Kongres HMI serta kabar duka dari DIY Yogyakarta Sri Paduka Paku Alam IX tutup usia

ISIS. Salah satu demo pro ISIS di Bundaran HI, Jakarta pada 20 Juni 2014. Foto dari Twitter.

Anonymous bantah sebar rumor serangan ISIS ke Indonesia

Nov 22, 2015 - 6:47 PM

ISIS dilaporkan akan menyerang komunitas di Indonesia tapi berita itu dibantah

Salah satu demo pro ISIS di Bundaran HI, Jakarta pada 20 Juni 2014. Foto dari Twitter

Reformat the gov't: Yaya Dub hackers hold Million Mask March

Nov 05, 2015 - 8:13 PM

PH members of the international haktivist group Anonymous rally against government corruption

CA hearing on INC, Roxas in 2016, Lebron’s 25k points | 6PM wRap

Nov 03, 2015 - 6:37 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Anonymous PH defaces gov't sites to promote rally

Nov 03, 2015 - 11:49 AM

Most of the defaced pages show a video and a message from Anonymous Philippines comparing the current government to a corrupted computer system prone to bugs and crashes

ANONYMOUS. Screen shot from one of the defaced pages.

Maine Mendoza's Twitter account hacked

Nov 03, 2015 - 2:32 AM

The Twitter account of actress Maine Mendoza who plays the famous character Yaya Dub of the popular AlDub tandem shows messages from a group claiming to be from Anonymous Philippines

Duterte hints he might run for president

Oct 04, 2015 - 7:24 PM

I will run because people keep bugging me says Duterte and then jokes You want me to run? Okay I will run around from first district to the third district of the city

FINAL DECISION. Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte will announce his final plans for the 2016 elections next week. Contributed photo

Gov't respects free speech, but not through hacking

Jun 13, 2015 - 3:37 PM

Malacañang says there are legal feedback mechanisms that citizens can use to channel their concerns to the government

DEFACED. A screenshot of the NHCP website as of 9:45 am on June 12.

Philippine historical commission website defaced by hackers

Jun 12, 2015 - 10:01 AM

On Philippine Independence Day hackers ask President Benigno Aquino III to apprise them on what he has done in the last 5 years to improve the economy and the fight against corruption and ensuring justice for all

DEFACED. A screenshot of the NHCP website as of 9:45 am.

#SHEro: 13 years

Mar 29, 2015 - 10:42 PM

You were born 13 years too early or maybe I was born 13 years too late but the difference rarely matters when we coexist

Hackers deface Philippine police website

Mar 23, 2015 - 1:34 AM

The hacking incident shows that some government websites are not secure

#ProjectVoiceMNL: We are all made of stories

Mar 04, 2015 - 11:31 AM

In a world consumed with technology and fast paced lives Project VOICE allows us to stop listen observe and feel whatever needs to be felt

 PROJECT VOICE MNL. Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye in their first performance in the Philippines. Photo from Words Anonymous

WATCH: Young poets and the art of spoken word

Feb 28, 2015 - 12:58 PM

Is poetry dead? No never

Singapore Hacker dubbed 'The Messiah' jailed almost 5 years

Jan 30, 2015 - 9:18 PM

The ruling comes as Singapore seeks to strengthen its defenses against hackers announcing it will set up a new agency to improve cyber security amid high profile hacking incidents worldwide

Lock on digital screen image by Shutterstock Lock on digital screen image by Shutterstock Lock on digital screen image by Shutterstock

Aquino hits Binay, 'Anonymous Leyte’, global warming | The wRap

Nov 03, 2014 - 9:00 PM

Aquino hits critical Binay Anonymous Leyte leaks 2 000 email addresses Time running out to reach 2ºC warming target this and more on The wRap

'Anonymous Leyte' leaks 2,000 email addresses

Nov 03, 2014 - 3:59 PM

The action was apparently done to protest the Philippine government s alleged mishandling of post Yolanda relief operations

Philippine firm screens anonymous social networks

Aug 11, 2014 - 2:27 PM

Philippine firm TaskUs does the heavy lifting when it comes to moderating content on anonymous social networks Whisper Yik Yak and Secret

Filipino hackers deface Chinese websites

May 20, 2014 - 12:19 AM

Anonymous Philippines claims responsibility for the hacking of 195 Chinese government and commercial websites over oppressive poaching and territorial claims

Screenshot from one of the allegedly hacked websites posted by Anonymous Philippines on their Facebook page

Lindsay Lohan on her miscarriage, sex list, and filming 'Lindsay'

Apr 22, 2014 - 4:33 PM

The former child star is still struggling with years of back to back scandals that are catching up to her now

LINDSAY LOHAN. Seen in this 2013 photo, Lindsay attends the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) New York Gala to kick off Fall 2013 Fashion Week in New York on 06 February 2013. Controvery has recently surrounded the young actress. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

PSE may implement broker anonymity this year

Feb 27, 2014 - 6:22 PM

PSE says market investors are keen on the new rule

ANONYMOUS BROKERS. The PSE says broker anonymity will increase liquidity in the stock market. AFP Photo

PSE to implement broker anonymity by 2015

Jan 27, 2014 - 6:46 PM

Starting in March 2015 broker identifiers for matched trades will no longer be visible to market participants – practice in most Asian markets in the last 15 years

BROKER ANONYMITY. The Philippine Stock Exchange will implement this beginning March of 2015.

Hackers falsely claim credit for Dropbox downtime

Jan 11, 2014 - 2:39 PM

Hackers exploit the downtime to play a hoax on worried Dropbox users

DOWNTIME, NOT HACK. Dropbox recently experienced some downtime due to an issue from maintenance.

Two Singaporeans arrested for hacking president's website

Nov 28, 2013 - 9:35 PM

The men were arrested following a complaint lodged by the website administrators of the President s residence

SINGAPORE ‘HACKTIVISTS.’ Activist hacker group Anonymous is seen through the internet government website of Singapore Prime Minister Office circulated online on a smartphone in Singapore on November 7, 2013. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

'Anonymous Indonesia' hacks Australia sites over spying

Nov 04, 2013 - 1:05 PM

The sites appear to have been selected at random covering businesses involved in everything from catering to dry cleaning and bouncy castle hire

HACKED. A screenshot of the site, one of Australian websites hacked by Anonymous Indonesia, 4 Nov 2013.