It was reported this week that the student portals of the two Manila-based schools were attacked by hackers , leaking the personal data of thousand of students.
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The NPC said the breach notifications involved the unauthorized disclosure of sensitive personal information of suspect, probable, and confirmed Covid-19 patients.
Based on the interviews conducted with nearly 300 IT business decision-makers in SEA last year, companies fear data loss and being exposed to a targeted attack the most (34%), followed by electronic leakage of data from internal systems (31%).
In terms of the data involved, most incidents saw leakages of customer-related details such as personally identifiable information (53%), authentication credentials (33%), payment or credit card specifics (32%), account numbers (27%), and other personal particulars (26%).
The cost of a data breach has risen 12% over the past 5 years and now costs $3.92 million on average.
The NPC said Cebuana Lhuiller has 72 hours from discovery of the data breach to report the details to the agency and affected data subjects.