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GATCHALIAN TO DICT, PNP: STOP SMISHING, SMS SCAMS

To clamp down operations in the country of global cyber criminals, Senator Win Gatchalian urged authorities to work hand in hand with organizations and institutions that address international cybersecurity. Gatchalian made the call following the National Privacy Commission’s (NPC) recent revelations that the onslaught of spam text messages or “smishing” activities that offer nonexistent jobs […]

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PROTECT CONSUMERS VS SIM SWAP SCAMS – GATCHALIAN

As he renewed his call to institutionalize the needed measures ensuring consumer protection, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed for enhanced redress mechanisms and information security measures of telecommunications companies and banking institutions in the light of recent cyber heists through subscriber identity module (SIM) swap scam. With the holiday season just a few weeks away, Gatchalian […]

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SENATE TO PROBE PHILHEALTH SCAMS – ANGARA

Funds allocated for Republic Act 11223 or the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act must be checked to make sure that these are being spent properly before its full implementation, said Senator Sonny Angara, who also noted with dismay the various scams hounding the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth). As one of the authors of the […]