Home Tags Hackers

Tag: hackers

Researchers find flaw in WhatsApp

PARIS, FRANCE -- Researchers at Israeli cybersecurity firm said Wednesday they had found a flaw in WhatsApp that could allow hackers to modify and...

Samsung Galaxy S7 vulnerable to hacking: experts

LONDON -- Samsung’s Galaxy S7 smartphones contain a microchip security flaw, uncovered earlier this year, that put tens of millions of devices at risk to hackers looking to spy on their users, researchers told Reuters.

BDO warns customers of phishing scams

BDO Unibank, Inc. said it is taking measures to prevent phishing, warning its clients to be cautious in providing personal and financial information. In a...

Cryptocurrencies fall as Korean exchange says $32 million stolen

Cryptocurrencies dropped after the second South Korean exchange in as many weeks said it was hacked, renewing concerns about the safety of digital-asset trading...

Cybersecurity plan set for TradeNet

THE DEPARTMENT of Finance (DoF) said it will integrate cybersecurity features in the country’s new trade facilitation platform.

Crypto attacks are rising as rogue miners exploit flaw

One of the most-feared quirks of cryptocurrencies is becoming more of a headache. Over the past few weeks, rogue operators of some of the computer...

Intel finds another chip exploit, says fix in place

INTEL CORP., the biggest maker of computer processors, said it found another way to attack computers related to the chip security flaws announced earlier...

Information-sharing among sectors key to beefing up cyber defenses

By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo, Reporter Coordination and action among different sectors can help companies beef up their cyber defenses, representatives from various sectors said. "The criminals...

AMD confirms chip security flaw, says report exaggerated danger

ADVANCED Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Intel Corp.’s main rival in computer microprocessors, said a report earlier this month alleging that its chips have widespread,...

‘Critical’ security flaws found in AMD chips

Washington — Security researchers said Tuesday they discovered flaws in chips made by Advanced Micro Devices that could allow hackers to take over computers...

Web vulnerabilities in 2017 surge 212% — study

The number of web application vulnerabilities soared to an alarming rate in 2017, with more than a third these vulnerabilities unsolvable by any software fix,...

House bill on ATM scams approved on 2nd reading

THE House of Representatives has passed on second reading a bill seeking to impose stricter penalties on automated teller machine (ATM) hackers and scammers. House...

Hackers could get nastier in 2018

WASHINGTON -- After a year marked by devastating cyberattacks and breaches, online attackers are expected to become even more destructive in 2018, security researchers...

Banks told to craft cyber risk management strategies

BANKS must craft new strategies on information security to manage, detect, and respond to cyber-attacks which could bog down operations, as part of tighter...

Google launches advanced Gmail security features for high-risk users

ALPHABET’S Google, Inc said on Tuesday it would roll out an “advanced protection program” to provide stronger e-mail security for some users such as...

Cybersecurity setup in the works — Finance dep’t

By Janine Marie D. Soliman Reporter THE DEPARTMENT of Finance (DoF) is in the works of putting up a cybersecurity defense structure across all its units...

Hackers are threatening the way that Hollywood does business

SONY. Netflix. And now, HBO. While the 2014 hacking at Sony Pictures pushed entertainment giants to take computer security more seriously, recent incidents have exposed...

More stolen HBO shows released

HACKERS have released more unaired episodes of popular HBO shows but the latest leak did not include anything on the hit series Game of...