Rappler's latest stories on cyber
The report by SophosLabs researchers details changes to the threat landscape over the past year, and outlines 3 major trends and threats we may have to face in 2019
Cathay Pacific says it was subjected to continuous breaches that were at their "most intense" from March to May but continued after
The mother of ailing imprisoned Chinese dissident Huang Qi is in Beijing to plead his case, fearing he will die behind bars
Many of the hacked accounts belong to Facebook users in Ukraine and Russia
A coalition of Western nations that have been targeted by alleged Russian cyber operatives has denounced the country's online espionage activities
The defendants are Aleksei Morenets, 41, Evgenii Serebriakov, 37, Ivan Yermakov, 32, Artem Malyshev, 30, Dmitriy Badin, 27, Oleg Sotnikov, 46, and Alexey Minin, 46
Australia, Britain, Canada, The Netherlands, and the United States are now in a coordinated pushback against a series of hacking attempts said to be of Russian origin
Britain's National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) identifies operatives from Russia's GRU arm as being behind various high-profile computer attacks, according to the Foreign Office
US efforts will include 'network hardening' and improved cyber security, the Pentagon said
The Cyber Threat Alliance reports a 459% increase in the past year of illicit crypto mining – a technique used by hackers to steal the processing power of computers to create cryptocurrency
The University of Oxford, in a report from July titled, 'Challenging Truth and Trust: A Global Inventory of Organized Social Media Manipulation,' aimed to inform about the further growth of misinformation and manipulation campaigns
Companies may more than double their spending on cyber insurance from $3.4 to $4 billion in 2017 to $8 to $9 billion by 2020, according to Munich Re
A Cebu court issued the arrest warrant against Abelardo Ulanday, who paid a P30,000-bail for his release
'Everything about Hillary Clinton had to be negative and you really had to tear into her. It was all about the leaked email, the corruption scandals, and the fact that she is super rich,' says a former Russian troll
The United Kingdom's Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre Oversight Board says it can only provided 'limited assurance' that risks relating to Huawei's involvement in UK networks have been sufficiently mitigated
(UPDATED) Singapore's health and information ministries say a government database was broken into in a 'deliberate, targeted and well-planned' strike, describing the attack as 'unprecedented'
Perempuan sering menjadi korban dari cyber crime. Produk budaya dan nilai tradisional mempengaruhi fenomena ini
'Hackers such as [Karim] Baratov ply their trade without regard for the criminal objectives of the people who hire and pay them,' says US prosecutor Alex Tse
Assume that users can be negligent and that social engineering techniques are 99% effective, says the hacker formerly among the FBI's most wanted
Watch Rappler's evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon
(UPDATED) Britain's National Crime Agency says 'authorities in 5 countries including the Netherlands, Serbia, Croatia and Canada, with support from Police Scotland and Europol, targeted 6 members of the crime group behind webstresser.org'
'The allegations against me are baffling and unfounded,' says Rappler CEO Maria Ressa in her counter-affidavit filed with the DOJ on her behalf by her lawyers
(UPDATED) Rappler CEO Maria Ressa appears before Department of Justice prosecutors a day ahead of the filing of her counter-affidavit, as she would be in Seoul on Wednesday to participate in a forum on the state of press freedom around the world
The book is currently titled '45 Handy Tips Towards Healing: The Nancy Binay Charcoal Confessions' and could be released before the 2019 campaign
Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon
Facebook users can ensure companies and app makers don't continue to mine them for data. Here's a guide on how to do so.
Sereno on resignation, Barangay and SK elections postponement, NBI on Rappler cyberlibel case | Evening wRap
Watch the evening newscast with Bea Cupin
The National Bureau of Investigation said on February 22 that it junked the case after finding 'no basis,' but days later, transmitted it to the Department of Justice
Vernon Sarne is charged with cyber libel for identifying on a Facebook post the wrong person as the gunman in a 2016 road rage incident
(UPDATED) The crime of online libel didn't exist at the time the Rappler story was published. 'If respondents are charged by the government, it would make the cybercrime act an ex post facto law' which is prohibited under the Constitution, says top cybercrime lawyer JJ Disini.
The National Bureau of Investigation in February junked a libel complaint filed against Rappler, finding it to be 'without basis. In a bizarre twist, the agency revives the case.
The NBI backtracks on its earlier finding that businessman Wilfredo Keng's complaint over a story published 5 years ago has 'no basis'
Hello! Here's the news you shouldn't miss this Friday!
The NBI's legal and evaluation service says the complaint has gone beyond the one-year prescriptive period for libel
The US Justice Department announces that 13 members of the Infraud Organization, responsible for $530 million in losses among victims, have been arrested
Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Friday.
Watch the evening newscast with Acor Arceo
Rappler CEO Maria Ressa asks the National Bureau of Investigation to stop the investigation for lack of legal basis
Google parent company Alphabet unveils Chronicle, a new unit dedicated to 'helping companies find and stop cyber attacks before they cause harm'
This means any previous libel case 'can be reopened' if the story concerned remains online, warns Rappler CEO Maria Ressa
Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda
The right to be forgotten empowers an individual to remove a personal information that's out there in the internet
The National Bureau of Investigation's cybercrime chief believes that the theory of continuous publication applies to the case of Rappler
The leaks involve accounts from LinkedIn and the Ashley Madison online dating service, among other hacked sites
A top Vietnamese general this week reportedly said that the brigade dubbed 'Force 47' has been tasked with fighting 'wrongful views' spreading on the internet
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III files the case before the Pasay City Prosecutor's Office
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV seeks Rey Joseph Nieto's imprisonment and payment of civil damages and legal fees, amounting to nearly P1.3 million
(UPDATED) Uber says hackers compromised personal data from some 57 million riders and drivers of the ridesharing service in a 2016 incident