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Comelec faces complaint over leak of voters' data

Jun 17, 2016 - 8:44 PM

Ex NSCB head Jose Ramon Albert asks the National Privacy Commission to compel the Comelec to properly inform each of the 55 million voters about the leak of their personal information

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Comelec told: Explain, act on data leak in 24 hours

Apr 25, 2016 - 4:45 PM

Ex NSCB head Jose Ramon Albert and CenterLaw Philippines will file an administrative complaint against the poll body with the National Privacy Commission after the 24 hour deadline

DEMAND LETTER. Lawyer Romel Bagares of CenterLaw Philippines and their client Dr. Jose Ramon Albert explain on Monday, April 25, their decision to write a demand letter to the Comelec following the massive data leak last March. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Comelec leak a 'gross betrayal of public trust' – IT groups

Apr 23, 2016 - 10:42 PM

In a forum IT groups push for increased vigilance not only in personal privacy matters but also in the 2016 national and local elections

COMELEC LEAK. Rick Bahague reacts to Comelec's response on the data leak of voter records during a forum at Commune cafe in Makati City on Saturday, April 23. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Data leak enough to impeach Comelec execs – lawyers

Apr 23, 2016 - 5:03 PM

Cyberlaw and data privacy lawyers list down other cases that may also be filed to hold Comelec – and the hackers – accountable

ACCOUNTABILITY. Lawyer Toby Purisima discusses the Comelec's possible liabilities in a forum on the leak of voters' personal information on Saturday, April 23. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Advice from banks: How to prevent identity theft

Apr 22, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The weakest link in a social network is the one person who did not protect himself or herself

DATA BREACHED

After Comelec data leak, what to do to protect yourself?

Apr 21, 2016 - 11:09 PM

Be aware of the risks now that your personal information is out there IT and data privacy experts warn Here are some tips

Commissioner Guanzon on Comelec leak: Who's at fault?

Apr 21, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon also appeals to hackers: Sige na you na Ikaw na yun Genius na kayo Tama na

HACKER ARRESTED. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista (center) on April 21, 2016, presents the suspected hacker of the poll body's website. Hours later, the Comelec draws flak for the huge data leak after the hacking. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Fresh grad, 23, admits hacking Comelec site

Apr 21, 2016 - 11:12 AM

3rd UPDATE Philippine investigators say the IT graduate was arrested in his house in Sampaloc Manila in the evening of April 20

FINALLY CAUGHT. The suspected hacker of the Comelec website is seen in the custody of the National Bureau of Investigation on April 21, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Is Comelec liable for website data leak?

Apr 11, 2016 - 9:45 AM

A data privacy lawyer believes the poll body could be sued for failing to protect personal information However a former Comelec lawyer argues that liability depends on the nature of the leaked data

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Comelec data leak puts Filipino voters 'at risk' – Trend Micro

Apr 08, 2016 - 9:05 PM

Supporting Rappler s initial findings the international Internet security company’s own probe reveals that a huge amount of sensitive personal information was in the files leaked by the Comelec website hackers

Experts fear identity theft, scams due to Comelec leak

Apr 01, 2016 - 10:36 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Hackers have obtained information about voters which could allow criminals to commit identity theft This can be considered the biggest private data leak in Philippine history

Comelec data leaked by hackers

Mar 28, 2016 - 3:10 PM

UPDATED Second hacking: A group calling itself LulzSec Pilipinas posts the Commission on Elections database shortly after Anonymous PH defaces the poll body s website

Pakistan blast, Comelec site hacked, Diwata-1 | 12PM wRap

Mar 28, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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#PHVote: Ambush, campaign bloopers, and shady allies

Mar 28, 2016 - 10:41 AM

A reelectionist mayor in Laguna is wounded in an attack the Liberal Party embraces the jueteng network in Pampanga the Comelec s website is hacked

Comelec website hacked a month before polls

Mar 27, 2016 - 11:56 PM

UPDATED The hackers group Anonymous Philippines wants the Comelec to implement the security features of vote counting machines in the May 9 polls