Identified as the most common malicious software (malware) detected in mobile devices of Filipinos are Trojans.
A security researcher who analyzed the leaked files found that a Philippine data set contained over 899,000 entries, larger than the popularly reported figure of 879,699.
Reports over the weekend have indicted that a large-scale breach affected 533 million global users in Facebook.
The cybersecurity skills gap also continues to be a problem for businesses in the Philippines. Nearly 45% of local businesses have said that lack of cybersecurity skills is challenging for their organization.
However, overall awareness of webcam security is promisingly high, with nearly six-in-ten (59%) worried that someone could be watching them through their webcam without them knowing, and 60% concerned that this could be done via malicious software.
The cybersecurity firm said banks remain “charming” targets for cyber adversaries.
Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky has emphasized the need to carefully review the policy formulation behind each strategy and ensuring that these same strategies remain relevant and able to address emerging issues.
The BSP said around 13 percent of the complaints involved fraudulent or unauthorized transactions of various financial products and services like deposit, credit card, electronic money, and remittance.