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NPC warns firms, villages against indiscriminate taking photos of IDs

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) on Saturday, Aug. 5, warned against the “prevalent practices” by certain businesses and associations of taking photos of identification (ID) cards of customers or other persons using the electronic devices of their employees or agents without safeguards or privacy notice.

GCash on ‘extended preventive maintenance’ after hacking incident

The e-wallet provider said “no preventive measures are too much if it is meant to protect all hardworking customers that placed their trust on GCash.”

NPC signs pact with telcos for protection of personal data of subscribers

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) said on Thursday, May 11, that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with local telecommunications companies to...

DICT’s ‘Project: SIM Check Mo’ puts subscribers at risk of number scraping, other attacks

While the project aims to protect citizens by identifying the owners of SIM cards spreading scams, it does the opposite to Filipino mobile subscribers: exposing them to further risks such as number scraping attacks.

DICT says copies of leaked gov’t info found on Azure cloud

Despite the denial of a data breach by some law enforcement agencies, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said on Thursday, April 20, that copies of leaked personal data were stored in an Azure cloud site.

NPC dips hand in massive data breach in NBI, PNP

The leaked records include personal information such as names, addresses, contact details, and even medical records of police officers, prosecutors, and judges, the NPC said, citing an online report.

With webtoons, Meta seeks to raise awareness of Pinoy teens on data privacy

With the goal of striking the right balance between giving parents the tools and resources for oversight and preserving their children’s privacy and autonomy, Meta Philippines has collaborated with National Privacy Commission (NPC) and the Child Rights Network (CRN) to deliver a webtoon series aimed at educating teens on how to protect their data and privacy online.

Online registration system for data processing systems launched

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) launched on Thursday, Feb. 3, its online registration system to provide a portal for both government and private organizations to register their data processing systems.

NPC: With no server hacked, Comelec not liable for DPA violation

The National Privacy Commission noted that the pieces of evidence gathered by its Complaints and Investigation Division proved that the Comelec servers or its systems were not breached, as opposed to the report of Manila Bulletin that falsely claimed that the hacked data included information that could have affected the 2022 elections.

NPC finds ‘privacy gaps’ in SIM registration during on-site visit of telcos

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) said it found “some gaps” in the handling by local telcos of personal data privacy of subscribers while implementing the SIM Registration Act.

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