The privacy body issued the statement as a number of LGUs were reported to have released the sensitive personal data of the beneficiaries on Facebook and Google Drive.
Category: Data Privacy
Reports over the weekend have indicted that a large-scale breach affected 533 million global users in Facebook.
The government and MultiSys signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Monday, March 29, that will give the DILG complete responsibility and controllership over StaySafe.PH and all sensitive personal data that are collected with the use of the application.
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has warned the Philippine National Police that it does not have unbridled access to the personal information of people even if these data are lodged with another government agency.
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has remained tight-lipped on the issue of the controversial “request” of the Calbayog City Police Station asking for the names of lawyers representing “Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) personalities”.
The PNP said the CCTVs would be deployed in major events around the country to track criminals and terrorists.
The privacy body said a certain hacker under the name “creepxploit” is selling the personal data of 3.3 million users of Cashalo containing their usernames, passwords, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and device identifications.
Online lending firm Cashalo issued a statement on Saturday, Feb. 20, saying its “IT security team discovered a potential data security incident involving a Cashalo-only database archive”.