August 24, 2019

Category: Cybersecurity

Hackers grab US$19-M bounties for exposing more than 100,000 valid vulnerabilities

WHITE Hat Hackers, also called “ethical hackers,” are earning millions of dollars as bounties for exposing vulnerabilities. The bounty program is an initiative of HackerOne, the leading hacker-powered security platform. In an email that reached SDN — Science and Digital News, HackerOne CEO Marten Mickos revealed that many hackers have already earned US$19 million bounty rewards […]

PH telecommunications industry to collapse if Huawei equipment removed — DICT says

“IT is already too late!” Being referred to by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) in the statement above concerns Huawei Technology equipment being used by Philippine telecommunications networks. That’s mainly PLDT (and its Smart Communications outfit) and Globe Telecom, dubbed the country’s telecommunications “duopoly.” It’s a statement that DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo […]

​DICT urges responsible digital parenting amid dangerous online challenges for kids

THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is encouraging parents to play an active role in safeguarding their children against a recent harmful online challenge. News of death of an 11-year old kid was allegedly linked to a certain “Momo Challenge”, where children are reportedly tricked to follow a step-by-step instruction to get involved […]

Kaspersky: Teach your children about online safety amid dangerous Momo Challenge

By David Emm                                                                                                          […]

Filipino porn watchers, beware! Login-in stealing malware rise 100% in 2018

FILIPINOS are porn lovers a lot. Yes, a lot. They watched the longest, more than four minutes longer than the global average. From 2014 to 2018, citizens of the Philippines, a country named after King Philip II of Spain, who was married four times, were the top — meaning No. 1 — watchers of Pornhub, […]

Kaspersky Lab launches CyberTrace to help big firms address online threats    

WITH the number of available threat intelligence sources continuing to grow, a third of chief information security officers (CISOs) feel under pressure as they cannot consume cybercrime intelligence easily or effectively. To help large companies overcome this challenge, Kaspersky Lab has launched Kaspersky CyberTrace –– a free threat intelligence fusion and analysis tool. It aggregates […]

Kaspersky Lab offers 5 advice on installing internet connection

​INTERNET connection a is must in every household nowadays, the era of the connected world. It is no longer a fad, or a luxury, being wired at home. It is a necessity  for productivity — not only for posting social media updates — specially that the Philippines now has its Telecommuting Act which creates an […]

Kaspersky Lab: How a united voice can build digital trust in cybersecurity

 By ANTON SHINGAREV                                                Vice President of Public Affairs at Kaspersky Lab In its business predictions for 2019, industry analyst Forrester says more companies will implement cybersecurity strategies based on a principle of […]

ePLDT is PH’s 1st to provide DNSSEC-compliant & Secure-DNS Infrastructure

THE industry-leading enabler of digital business solutions in the Philippines, ePLDT, remains at the top of the local ICT industry in delivering best-in-class cyber security solutions as it becomes the first DNSSEC-compliant provider of DNS Security in the country. ePLDT commits itself to delivering a more secure internet experience for residential, mobile, and corporate users of […]

Roses are red, violets are blue – what does your personal data say about you?

With Valentine’s Day today, February 14, make sure you aren’t as careless as Guinevere Beck from the hit Netflix series “You”! Netflix’s You has ignited a discussion around online privacy and traceability. It showed just how easy it was for the lead character Joe Goldberg to track Beck via her social media accounts and find […]