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Cybercrime agency warns against scams this Holy Week break

The Cybercrime Investigation and Coordinating Center (CICC) has identified several scams that the public should be vigilant about, including fake accommodations, where villas, apartments, or seemingly legitimate hotel rooms that are advertised at “unbelievably low rates” but are non-existent.

CICC, GCash sign pact to ramp up fight against fraud

The Cybercrime Investigation and Coordination Center (CICC) signed on Monday, Feb. 19, an agreement with e-wallet firm GCash to intensify its campaign against online fraud and scams.

Gov’t agencies get bomb threats via email

The Cybercrime Investigation and Coordinating Center (CICC) said the email originated from Japan whose domain name was registered locally in Japan.

At 36%, shopping scam rate in PH highest in 11 Asian countries

The 2023 Asia Scam Report released at the 1st Anti-Scam Asia Summit in Taipei revealed that the shopping scam rate in the Philippines reached 35.9 percent -- the highest among 11 Asian countries surveyed.

Gov’t cybercrime agency reports ‘glitches’ in Viber

Meanwhile, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) said it has already been notified about the “Medusa” ransomware attack by state-owned insurance firm PhilHealth.

CICC forges tie-up with Taiwan-based maker of anti-scammer app

Gogolook is the creator of Whoscall App, which has an integrated caller identification, can block calls and texts from suspected scammers, and also report scam numbers.

DICT’s cybercrime agency unveils monitoring system for online apps

Called the Consumer Application Monitoring Systems (CAMS), it is an initiative of the Cybercrime Investigation and Coordinating Center (CICC), an attached agency of the DICT.

CICC taps CitizenWatch to address consumer fraud

The Cybercrime Investigation Coordinating Center (CICC) is engaging consumer advocacy group CitizenWatch Philippines to help stem the growing the cases of consumer fraud that usually targets hit poor consumers.

Cybercrimes in NCR up 152% in first half of 2023, says PNP

Cybercrimes in the National Capital Region (NCR) rose drastically by 152 percent during the first half of the year partly due to the carelessness of online users and the availability of malware online, according to the Philippine National Police.

DICT gets 200 GBPS Internet connectivity from Infinivan

The free bandwidth is expected to resolve the connectivity issues of various government agencies and provide them more capacity to connect to the GovNet system.
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