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YouTube steering viewers to climate denial videos – nonprofit

Jan 16, 2020 - 7:55 PM

YouTube says it downplays 'borderline' video content while spotlighting authoritative sources and displaying information boxes on searches related to climate change and other topics

YOUTUBE. This photo illustration taken on March 23, 2018 shows YouTube logos on a computer screen in Beijing. Photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

Telegram hit by cyberattack, CEO points to HK protests, China

Jun 13, 2019 - 1:24 PM

Telegram suffers through a 'powerful' distributed denial of service attack

TELEGRAM. An illustration picture taken through a magnifying glass on April 17, 2018 in Moscow shows the icon of the popular messaging app Telegram on a smart phone screen. Photo by Yuri Kadobnov/AFP

Cyberattack vs alternative media traced to PH-based attacker

Mar 30, 2019 - 4:16 PM

The attacker is Philippine-based, is likely a native Mandarin speaker, and uses the Telegram name 'P4p3r,' says a report by Swedish nonprofit Qurium

Russian documents go public in leak from transparency activists

Jan 28, 2019 - 8:35 PM

175 gigabytes worth of messages and files from Russian politicians, journalists, oligarchs, and religious figures to name some have been released online

Multi-nation operation takes down cyber-crime website behind 4 million attacks

Apr 25, 2018 - 8:49 PM

(UPDATED) Britain's National Crime Agency says 'authorities in 5 countries including the Netherlands, Serbia, Croatia and Canada, with support from Police Scotland and Europol, targeted 6 members of the crime group behind webstresser.org'

SECURITY. File photo show people work at computers during the 10th International Cybersecurity Forum in Lille, France last January 23, 2018. Photo by Philippe Huguen / AFP

Cybersecurity roundup: March 4 to 10, 2018

Mar 10, 2018 - 3:46 PM

From massive DDoS attacks to daring heists, here's the cybersecurity news roundup for the week!

World's largest DDoS attack now at 1.7 Tbps

Mar 08, 2018 - 8:15 PM

DDoS mitigation service Arbor Networks reports a 1.7 Tbps DDoS attack that took advantage of the same tactic as the GitHub attack

GitHub down only less than 10 minutes after world's largest DDoS attack

Mar 03, 2018 - 8:53 AM

The DDoS attack took advantage of unprotected memcached servers meant to speed up networks, using that power to amplify the data sent to GitHub 50 times over

Morales on Carandang suspension, Roque on fake news, Taguba ordered arrested | Evening wRap

Jan 31, 2018 - 9:05 PM

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Vera Files reports cyberattack after publishing story critical of Duterte

Jan 23, 2018 - 7:00 AM

Ellen Tordesillas of Vera Files says their website went down approximately 30 minutes after a story critical of President Rodrigo Duterte went online on their site

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Jun 09, 2017 - 7:56 PM

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Disgruntled gamer 'likely' behind October U.S. hacking – expert

Nov 17, 2016 - 12:53 PM

The hacker who brought down Amazon Twitter and Netflix in October may have held a grudge against the PlayStation network U S media says

Massive cyberattack hits 5 top Russian banks – Kaspersky

Nov 10, 2016 - 11:09 PM

Russia s central bank confirms it had identified attacks on a number of large banks describing their intensity as medium and saying they did not disrupt access to banking services

Huge cyber attack disrupts internet in Liberia

Nov 04, 2016 - 11:24 PM

The hackers take control of internet of things devices such as CCTV cameras or digital video recorders plugged in to offices and homes worldwide to direct the massive distributed denial of service DDoS attack

Cyber attacks cripple Twitter, Netflix, other websites

Oct 21, 2016 - 11:17 PM

3rd UPDATE Waves of attacks have incapacitated a crucial piece of internet infrastructure hampering or outright blocking access to popular online venues

Alleged heads of Israeli DDoS attack service arrested

Sep 12, 2016 - 6:45 PM

The two alleged heads of vDOS 18 year olds Itay Huri and Yarden Bidani earn about 600 000 in two years of operating vDOS

DDoS attacks more than double compared to last year – Akamai

Jun 07, 2016 - 6:25 PM

Akamai reports a 125 increase in total DDoS attacks compared to the first quarter of 2015 with the increase driven largely by repeat attacks on customers

AKAMAI'S REPORT. Akamai releases an inforgraphic and executive of its upcoming State of the Internet report on security issues for Q1 2016. Screen shot from Akamai infographic.

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

Swedish newspaper websites shut down in hacker attack

Mar 20, 2016 - 6:45 PM

The attack is extremely dangerous and serious the head of the Swedish Media Publishers Association Jeanette Gustafsdotter tells Swedish news agency TT

Google speeds news to smartphones, challenging Facebook

Feb 25, 2016 - 4:00 PM

The Accelerated Mobile Pages AMP project lets mobile device users load articles quickly

epa05072574 Indian students pose next to the google Log prior to a Q&A with the Google Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sundar Pichai, in New Delhi, India 17 December 2015. Sundar Pichai attended a candid chat session with students from various colleges and schools to share his experiences during which he said India has a strong educational system. EPA/RAJAT GUPTA

'Mastermind' denies link to Jakarta attacks?

Jan 17, 2016 - 4:00 PM

EXCLUSIVE: In an unverified recording terror suspect Bahrun Naim denies responsibility for the Jakarta attacks

OTAK BOM SARINAH. Paspor ini adalah milik Bahrun Naim yang diduga adalah otak dari peledakan dan penembakan di Sarinah. Foto istimewa

Australia PM advisor says climate change a UN-led ruse

May 08, 2015 - 9:53 AM

Maurice Newman a former chairman of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation is a known climate change sceptic but goes further Friday accusing the UN of being involved in a climate change scam

CLIMATE CHANGE. Thousands of people march in a climate change rally in Melbourne, Australia, 21 September 2014. File Photo by David Crosling/EPA

GitHub platform mitigates prolonged DDoS attack

Mar 31, 2015 - 5:46 PM

The DDoS attack appears to be meant for two Chinese anti censorship projects hosted on the GitHub software development platform

PLDT unit to launch first PH data scrubbing center

Jul 30, 2014 - 5:56 PM

IP Converge s data scrubbing service aims to help remove false or malicious data from its users services caused by distributed denial of service attacks

Journalists vs Inquirer in pork barrel controversy

May 19, 2014 - 12:53 AM

At least 3 journalists refute the Inquirer and dismiss the list allegedly linking them to Janet Napoles as baseless and hearsay

IT WASN'T ME. Prominent journalists issue blanket denials of allegedly receiving payoffs from Janet Lim-Napoles. Photos taken from official Facebook accounts or from file photos

Dorian Nakamoto denies Newsweek Bitcoin claims

Mar 17, 2014 - 11:39 PM

The Newsweek reporter said that after extensive research into his background and an ostensible verbal confirmation by him she concluded he is the Satoshi Nakamoto who invented the online currency

Taiwanese hackers deface PH gov't sites

May 13, 2013 - 2:33 PM

Hackers reportedly from a Taiwan subset of Anonymous have injected defacements into Philippine government websites

ANONTAIWAN. Taiwanese hackers reportedly deface government sites. Screen shot from DOST defaced page

Cyber-attacks show PH 'vulnerability' - group

May 12, 2013 - 2:01 AM

Democracy Net Ph urges the government to take steps to improve cyber security before attacks endanger lives and property

WEAK SECURITY. An Internet group said that the country's cyber-infrastructure is vulnerable to attacks.

China's Ye denies doping after questions from media, US coach

Jul 31, 2012 - 10:08 AM

China s 16 year old Olympic gold medalist Ye Shiwen is in the middle of doping accusations after breaking the world record for the 200m medley

China's Ye hits back at doping accusations

Jul 30, 2012 - 11:50 AM

China s 16 year old Olympic gold medalist Ye Shiwen is in the middle of doping accusations after breaking the world record for the 200m medley