Category: News Release

28
Feb
2014

SSS steps up overseas campaign, cites changes in OFW payments

The Social Security System (SSS) collected P2.8 billion in contributions from overseas Filipino workers (OFW) from January to November 2013, with the total annual collection from this sector expected to hit P3.1 billion for a 22 percent year-on-year growth. In terms of coverage, the number of OFW-members surpassed 923,000 last...

20
Feb
2014

Should you or shouldn’t you use Bitcoin?

With the growing popularity of Bitcoin in the Philippines, experts from leading secure content and threat management solutions developer Kaspersky Lab urged Filipinos to learn its benefits and risks before using the online currency. Bitcoin is a digital crypto-currency or a virtual currency in the form of a cryptographic string...

11
Feb
2014

Kaspersky Lab uncovers “The Mask”: One of the most advanced global cyber-espionage operations to date

New threat actor: Spanish-speaking attackers targeting government institutions, energy, oil & gas companies and other high-profile victims via cross-platform malware toolkit Today Kaspersky Lab’s security research team announced the discovery of “The Mask” (aka Careto), an advanced Spanish-language speaking threat actor that has been involved in global cyber-espionage operations since...

11
Feb
2014

Easy Taxi to Promote Safety Among Female Commuters

Easy Taxi, the world’s biggest taxi application is offering a PROMO for SOLO FEMALE RIDERS. The company will waive the booking fee (70php) for every SOLO female passenger taking a taxi in metro Manila from Feb. 14th to March 14th 2014. “The solo female promo aims at rebuilding the image...

08
Jan
2014

Kaspersky Lab makes its forecasts this 2014

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, revealed its predictions this 2014. Not surprisingly, much of what they have seen in their crystal balls is connected to the fall-out from Edward Snowden’s revelations. End user forecast Cybercriminals will target your: Privacy After the Snowden scandal...