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Cost of data breach in PH, Asean hits record high at $3.05M

The latest edition of the “Cost of a Data Breach Report” from IBM Security has revealed that the average cost of a data breach in Asean countries, including in Philippines, reached $3.05 million in 2023 – an all-time high for the report and a 6% increase year-to-year.

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.

Uptick in scams, data breaches, crypto and NFT attacks seen in SEA this 2022

Experts from Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) have revealed the four top trends to look out for this year.

Report: Cost of data breach hits record-high during pandemic

IBM Security announced on Wednesday, July 28, the results of a global study which found that data breaches now cost surveyed companies $4.24 million per incident on average – the highest cost in the 17-year history of the report.

OFWs, rural folks ‘especially’ vulnerable to Facebook data leak 2021 re-release

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.

3.3 million users of Cashalo affected by data breach: NPC

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.

Cashalo confirms data breach incident, says it is working with NPC

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”.

NPC to probe dubious ‘driver’s license authenticator’ website

Netizens claimed the data the site provided were accurate, raising suspicions of a leak in LTO’s database as these are the types of information the LTO collects from motorists for registration.

After breach in San Beda and FEU portals, NPC urges schools to fortify IT systems

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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