cyber crime - updates

Rappler's latest stories on cyber crime


Phishing is top PH cybercrime during pandemic – authorities

Jul 12, 2020 - 6:42 PM

Online selling scams and the proliferation of misinformation that cause panic among the public are the other cybercrimes often committed as Filipinos grapple with the COVID-19 outbreak, says the National Bureau of Investigation NBI-Cyber Crimes Division

Opini: Ruang aman perempuan di dunia maya

Jun 11, 2018 - 4:38 PM

Perempuan sering menjadi korban dari cyber crime. Produk budaya dan nilai tradisional mempengaruhi fenomena ini

Kekerasan yang dialami perempuan di dunia maya sebagai produk dari budaya patriarki.

Canadian hacker charged over leak of 3 billion hacked accounts

Jan 16, 2018 - 10:55 AM

The leaks involve accounts from LinkedIn and the Ashley Madison online dating service, among other hacked sites

Global ransomware attacks on the rise – Europol

Jul 26, 2017 - 10:37 AM

To combat its rise the police agency has posted decryption tools on the No More Ransom website which has deprived attackers around 8 million euros in ransoms

Afghanistan enacts law to control cyberspace

Jul 10, 2017 - 9:05 PM

Media watchdog group Nai warns the law could have a detrimental effect on access to information in Afghanistan

PLDT ICT unit: Banks must step up measures vs cyber crimes

Apr 18, 2016 - 4:10 PM

Some financial institutions have inadequate protection from cyber attacks – a cause for concern as the country s networks are said to be growing more vulnerable

VULNERABLE. A large percentage of computers in the Philippines have been invaded by malware -- the same intrusive software initially found to have allowed the illegal electronic transfer of funds in the Bangladesh case

Bangladesh central bank governor quits over $81M heist

Mar 15, 2016 - 3:01 PM

4th UPDATE The audacious cyber theft embarrasses the government triggers outrage in the impoverished country and raises alarm over the security of the country s foreign exchange reserves of over 27 billion

In this file photo, Bangladesh Central Bank Governor Atiur Rahman takes part in a meeting on 'Illicit Financial Flows on the Post -2015 Development Agenda' during the 2014 IMF – World Bank Annual Meetings on October 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. Mandel Ngan/AFP

Setkab minta Polri lakukan penyelidikan pasca peretasan

Dec 25, 2015 - 9:54 AM

Bukan yang pertama kali menimpa situs lembaga negara

Hackers target Malaysia Airlines, threaten data dump

Jan 26, 2015 - 1:05 PM

UPDATED The website s front page was replaced with an image of a tuxedo wearing lizard and carried the headline 404 Plane Not Found

A screenshot of the homepage of Malaysia Airlines ( on January 26, 2015.  Malaysia Airlines website

Diduga peras pegawai Telkom, admin triomacan2000 lainnya jadi tersangka

Nov 03, 2014 - 3:12 PM

Modus pemerasan @triomacan2000 dimulai dengan menyebarkan berita kejelekan korban

Korban pemerasan ES @Triomacan2000 lebih dari satu

Oct 31, 2014 - 12:36 PM

Modus pemerasan adalah menyebarkan berita buruk melalui Twitter dan memeras korban agar penyebaran berita miring dihentikan

What countries can do to end 'sextortion'

May 03, 2014 - 1:26 PM

Regional meets and cooperation officials say are essential in thwarting crimes that happen in the borderless online world


Like! Media, netizens, rights groups laud SC's TRO

Oct 09, 2012 - 4:40 PM

Journalists netizens and international advocacy groups laud the Supreme Court for issuing a temporary restriction order against the implementation of the new cybercrime law

TRO ISSUED. Anti-cybercrime groups protest outside the Supreme Court while they waited fou the ruling on Tuesday. Photo by Hoang Vu

UNA senatorial bets: Change cybercrime law

Oct 04, 2012 - 2:55 PM

UNA senatorial bets support moves to amend the Cybercrime Prevention Act

‘Liking, sharing’ not punishable under cyber law – Angara

Oct 04, 2012 - 2:47 PM

Sen Ed Angara says those who like or share libelous posts are not automatically liable under the cyber law

CONVERSATIONS: Why do you say #NotoCybercrimeLaw?

Oct 03, 2012 - 5:55 PM

Why are you against the Cybercrime Law?

Filipino celebs say #NotoCybercrimeLaw

Oct 03, 2012 - 5:08 PM

Filipino celebrities join the movement against the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012

Photo from Erwan Heussaff's Instragram account.

Author of cybercrime law to file bill amending it

Oct 03, 2012 - 4:07 PM

The sponsor of the Cybercrime Act concedes there are some flaws and omissions in the law

Talk, don't hack - Palace tells critics

Oct 03, 2012 - 1:34 PM

Malacañang calls on critics of the cybercrime law to dialogue instead of hacking government websites