August 24, 2019

Month: August 2018

Multisys stages ‘Clash of Codes’ for IT industry elites; MVP visits venue

PLDT Chairman Manny V. Pangilinan with Multisys CEO/president David L. Almirol, Jr. at ‘Clash of Codes’. (EKU)

NPC says collaboration with White Hat Hackers a boon to protect PhilSys data

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) headed by Commissioner Raymund E. Liboro believes that working with the country’s White Hat Hackers will help the country a lot in cybersecurity, particularly with the forthcoming Philippine System (PhilSys) national identification (ID). Image courtesy of Pixabay. He asked the assistance the “ethical hackers” to help in providing security for […]

Facebook breach: NPC asks users to enable multi-factor authentication

NPC Com. Raymund E. Liboro asks Filipinos using Facebook to better their security practices. (NPC photo)

Software security, mission impossible? attack on Facebook exposes 50M users

If you were prompted to re-login on your Facebook account on Friday, September 25, here’s why: a hack attack.

‘Space Unites the World’: World Space Week’s theme for October 4 to 10, 2018

World astronauts’ home in space, this is a picture of the International Space Station (ISS), courtesy of Pixabay.

Meet Black Rose Lucy; Checkpoint says ‘she’ is latest Russian MaaS botnet

Everyone loves roses; meaning the flower, in red, pink, yellow, or white. But surely you are not going to love “Black Rose Lucy.” For after all, Black Rose Lucy, according to a report by Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd. is the “latest Russian MaaS (malware-as-a-service) Botnet.” What’s a botnet? WhatIs.com said “a botnet is a […]

IBM unleashes biggest ever AI toolset for 9 industries and professions

ARMONK, N.Y., September 24, 2018 – IBM (NYSE:IBM) today introduced new Watson solutions and services pre-trained for a variety of industries and professions including agriculture, customer service, human resources, supply chain, manufacturing, building management, automotive, marketing, and advertising. “As data flows continue to increase, people are overwhelmed by the amount of information we have to […]

China’s 51Talk plans to hire 100,000 only Filipino online English teachers

51Talk officials from China and the Philippines and a few of their Filipino home-based online teachers who give English lessons to mostly Chinese kids as well as adults. They celebrated the National Teachers’ Month. (EKU)

DOST challenges 5th InnoSight’ delegates to break circular textile industry barriers

APAC delegates at 5th InnoSight Workshop on September 24-25 at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel, Pasay City.

DOST, UPD target Oct. 29 as launch from Japan of Diwata-2, 2nd PH-owned satellite

Diwata-2 (in photo), ‘sibling’ of Diwata-1, will soon orbit Earth with Oct. 29 as target launch date from Japan.