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In his Memorandum Circular No. 49, President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the creation of a committee that will be responsible for reviewing the inventory of exceptions to the Freedom of Information Order. It will also be required to periodically update the list of FOI exceptions “to...

The National Privacy Commission called out this week to “white hat” hackers to offer their expertise in the government’s effort to secure various projects, particularly the PhilSys ID System. NPC chief Raymund Enriquez Liboro said that one of the government’s biggest challenges today is delivering basic...

National Privacy Commission chief Raymund Enriquez Liboro said Wednesday that he has ordered ABS-CBN to immediately fix the data breach affecting their online stores. Netherlands-based security consultant and researcher Willem de Groot revealed this week that websites store.abs-cbn.com and uaapstore.com were affected by a skimmer...

RiskIQ’s senior threat intelligence analyst Yonathan Klijnsma revealed last Wednesday that the cyberattack on Filipino broadcasting company ABS-CBN was the work of Magecart, the same group responsible for the British Airways and Ticketmaster hacking incidents. The group reportedly used a payment skimmer on the broadcaster’s online...