USBs and removable devices continue to spread malware — Kaspersky

    Global cybersecurity company Kaspersky is urging Filipinos to be wary of careless plugging of USBs into their computers unless they have been scanned following the release of data that 36.80% of users in the Philippines were attacked by local threats from January to December 2023.

    Nearly a quarter of online daters experience digital stalking

    A new survey, commissioned by Kaspersky of 21,000 people worldwide, reveals shocking data about the extent of digital stalking and abuse.

    Sophos report reveals 94% of PH cybersecurity and IT professionals are impacted by burnout and fatigue, the highest in Asia Pacific and Japan 

    According to the Sophos report, stress and burnout were directly attributed as a cause of cybersecurity and IT professional resignations in 48% of companies in the Philippines, the highest in the region.

    Google tips and tools for a safer internet

    For a safer internet, Google is sharing these insights and internet safety practices to help you stay protected online.

    Globe warns public vs new scams as fraudsters shift to new methods amid SIM registration law, telco blocking

    Globe reiterates its call for the public to exercise extra vigilance against new scams as law enforcers warned of a fresh rise in online and text fraud.

    New Year’s resolution for engineering firm CEOs: Proactively address cyber and safety risks by using only licensed software on public works, infrastructure 

    Looking ahead to the new year, prioritizing use of licensed software becomes even more crucial, especially for companies involved in public works and infrastructure projects.

    Insider threats: Cyber incidents may be due to deliberate malicious actions

    A new study found that in the past two years, 77% of companies around the world have faced cyber incidents, 1/5 of which were caused by insider threats due to deliberate malicious behavior by employees.

    PLDT-Smart thwart record 16 billion cyber attacks in 2023

    On a monthly basis, the PLDT Group was blocking more than a billion hits in all but three months of 2023. November and December registered the highest attacks, with over three billion assaults each. 

    Palo Alto Networks Asia Pacific cybersecurity predictions 2024

    Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, has recently released its 2024 cybersecurity predictions for Asia Pacific, including 5 key insights from industry leaders to help organizations ensure a secure future.