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Troy Hunt looking to sell Have I Been Pwned

Jun 12, 2019 - 7:08 PM

Troy Hunt is working with KPMG to help find potential buyers to help him fulfill the goals of HIBP as a transparent location that'll allow consumers to have a free, growing resource which would aid in information security for everyone

Many PH firms unprepared for cyber attacks – SGV

Mar 17, 2017 - 8:23 PM

Sixty percent of firms surveyed in the Philippines do not have a security operation center and lack threat intelligence programs

Public consultations on Data Privacy Act draft IRR set

Jun 22, 2016 - 8:47 PM

UPDATED The National Privacy Commission will hold public fora on June 28 and July 13

Comelec told: Explain, act on data leak in 24 hours

Apr 25, 2016 - 4:45 PM

Ex NSCB head Jose Ramon Albert and CenterLaw Philippines will file an administrative complaint against the poll body with the National Privacy Commission after the 24 hour deadline

DEMAND LETTER. Lawyer Romel Bagares of CenterLaw Philippines and their client Dr. Jose Ramon Albert explain on Monday, April 25, their decision to write a demand letter to the Comelec following the massive data leak last March. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Comelec leak a 'gross betrayal of public trust' – IT groups

Apr 23, 2016 - 10:42 PM

In a forum IT groups push for increased vigilance not only in personal privacy matters but also in the 2016 national and local elections

COMELEC LEAK. Rick Bahague reacts to Comelec's response on the data leak of voter records during a forum at Commune cafe in Makati City on Saturday, April 23. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Advice from banks: How to prevent identity theft

Apr 22, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The weakest link in a social network is the one person who did not protect himself or herself


Experts fear identity theft, scams due to Comelec leak

Apr 01, 2016 - 10:36 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Hackers have obtained information about voters which could allow criminals to commit identity theft This can be considered the biggest private data leak in Philippine history

Local banks eye measures to counter online attacks

Mar 21, 2016 - 5:11 PM

As shown in the attack on the Bangladesh central bank online thieves are getting increasingly sophisticated and focused online where they can do the most damage

Uber accidentally exposes hundreds of US drivers' personal data

Oct 14, 2015 - 8:42 PM

The data leak appears to be linked to Uber s new Uber partner app which is meant to give drivers more information about Uber while allowing drivers to also provide more information to Uber

UBER. Uber signage in front of their headquarters in San Francisco, California, USA, 14 November 2014. File Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA