July 9, 2020

Attack on Facebook hits 755,973 Filipino users; Privacy commission issues order

THE forced logout on September 25 last month on social networking giant Facebook, which turned out to be a cyber attack has impacted over 700,000 Filipinos.

Later, Facebook admitted to having 50 million of its users affected by the attack.

(This journalist is one of those who experienced the logout. Later in a message, Facebook admitted that I was one of those whose personal information was stolen in what turned out to be a data breach or hacking attack.)

In the Philippines, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) headed by Commissioner Raymund E. Liboro has acted to protect users in the country.

On October 17, 2018, Liboro issued an order to the social networking giant.

Below is the five-page order:


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