Author: Data Privacy Philippines

Security researcher Will Strafach recently discovered that Facebook’s virtual private network (VPN) service called “Protect” collects significant amounts of data from the user. Upon Strafach’s analysis of the Protect app for the iPhone, he found that the VPN uses a “Packet Tunnel Provider” extension which is...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sometime in October 2017, when news of a possible data breach involving its clients was made public, COL Financial – the largest online stock broker in the Philippines with about 225,000 registered investors – was quick to assuage...