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POE TO DICT, NTC: BOOST EFFORTS VS TEXT SCAMS

Senator Grace Poe called on the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to escalate their efforts to stop text scammers victimizing many unsuspecting mobile phone users in the country. “The unabated surge of text scams has brought further hardship and distress on our people who are already mired […]

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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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STOP UNWANTED TEXT MESSAGES – VILLANUEVA

The National Privacy Commission’s meeting with telcos to strategize how text spams can be tripped from the carrier’s end is just one in the to-do list to stop unwanted text messages, Sen. Joel Villanueva said. “Umaasa po tayong magkakaroon ng malinaw na action plan pagkatapos ang pulong ng mga telcos at Privacy Commissioner Mon Liboro. […]