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PROBE PROLIFERATION OF FAKE FACEBOOK ACCOUNTS – PANGILINAN

Senator Kiko Pangilinan is asking the Senate to investigate the proliferation of fake Facebook accounts that use the identities of students, government officials, journalists, and other users, stressing that such online acts could imperil one’s security and privacy. In filing Senate Resolution 444, Pangilinan urged the appropriate Senate committee to conduct an inquiry to find […]

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STEP UP EFFORTS TO HUNT DOWN ONLINE SCAMMERS – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to step up efforts in hunting down online scammers who have proliferated during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) quarantine. Gatchalian said authorities should ramp up their online presence to safeguard Filipinos against online scams and other related cybercrimes. “Cyber criminals […]

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JAIL PEDDLERS OF FAKE NEWS – GATCHALIAN

A pandemic worse as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis. This was how Senator Win Gatchalian described the persistent spread of online disinformation in the country amid a public health emergency. According to Gatchalian, both the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) should expedite their investigation to track down, sue, and lock […]

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PH NEEDS TO BE PREPARED FOR CYBER WARFARE – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon underscored the need for the country to have its own cyber experts and stressed that the government should create plans on countering possible malicious cyber-attacks in the future. During a session at the Senate recently, Gordon stated that the Philippines lacks preparations and plans in terms of cyber warfare and that the […]