Comelec hacking - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Comelec hacking


Comelec must ease concerns on eve of polls – ex-chairman Monsod

May 08, 2016 - 7:55 PM

It s not just about the credibility It s about the fact that the people might be discouraged to vote and say Ba t tayo boboto?

2nd suspected Comelec hacker arrested

Apr 29, 2016 - 11:34 AM

3rd UPDATE The NBI believes he is one of the persons who leaked sensitive data from the Comelec website

HACKER ARRESTED. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista (center) on April 21, 2016, presents the first suspected hacker of the poll body's website. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

The state of cybersecurity in the Philippines

Apr 27, 2016 - 1:22 PM

In the 3rd quarter of 2015 Kaspersky Lab reports the Philippines took the 33rd spot out of 233 countries prone to cybersecurity threats – a huge jump from the previous quarter’s 43rd rank

Palace official to DOST: Why not hire Comelec hacker?

Apr 23, 2016 - 4:32 PM

Undersecretary Manuel Quezon III says this would be a clever way to make use of expert knowledge to help improve the security of government websites

Data leak can’t be used in cheating – Comelec

Apr 22, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez says the poll body has printed a list of voters that shows the voters photos and which cannot be polluted

Comelec on data leak: We have to be accountable

Apr 22, 2016 - 7:42 PM

The Comelec braces for lawsuits after an unprecedented leak compromised data on 54 4 million Filipino voters

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

Commissioner Guanzon on Comelec leak: Who's at fault?

Apr 21, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon also appeals to hackers: Sige na you na Ikaw na yun Genius na kayo Tama na

HACKER ARRESTED. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista (center) on April 21, 2016, presents the suspected hacker of the poll body's website. Hours later, the Comelec draws flak for the huge data leak after the hacking. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PH voter data, RCBC treasurer, Queen Elizabeth at 90 | 6PM wRap

Apr 21, 2016 - 7:01 PM

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Outrage as voters' personal data leaked online

Apr 21, 2016 - 6:56 PM

Netizens express shock and anger after finding out that their birthdays addresses and passport info among others have been exposed

Leaked Comelec data, Balikatan exercises, ExoMars | 12PM wRap

Apr 15, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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More than 200,000 emails leaked after Comelec hack

Apr 14, 2016 - 8:39 PM

Troy Hunt s website Have I Been Pwned? reveals Filipino voters marital statuses biometric data physical attributes family members have also been exposed

Comelec to sue hackers 'in next few days'

Apr 12, 2016 - 8:24 PM

The Comelec says it is also open to sanctioning its own personnel who may have been responsible for the biggest leak of personal data in Philippine history

'MACHINES SECURE.' Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez demonstrates the use of vote-counting machines before reporters on April 4, 2016. Photo courtesy of Comelec EID

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