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PH 5th in SE Asia with most phishing incidents in 2022: Kaspersky

Based on the list released by the cybersecurity company, the most targeted in the region were Vietnam (17,847,857), Malaysia (8,267,013), Thailand (6,283,745) and Indonesia (4,931,367).

NPC probe finds phishing triggered unauthorized GCash transactions

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) governor Felipe Medalla earlier told the media in an interview in Cebu City that GCash had already reimbursed from its own funds the money taken by the scammers, although it has not publicly acknowledged that a phishing attack had transpired on the e-wallets of GCash users.

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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.”

Phishing attacks in PH e-commerce firms, banks doubled in Q2: Kaspersky

Kaspersky recorded 77,092 phishing incidents in Q2 among its e-shop customers in the country from only 15,119 in Q1. This reveals a 409% surge in phishing attempts from April to June this year.

Phishing attacks in SE Asia skyrocketed in 1H of 2022: Kaspersky

Filipinos, Malaysians, and Vietnamese Kaspersky users accounted for over half of the over 12 million phishing attempts logged in H1 2022.

Landbank warns public against phishing scam using Google Ads

Landbank has urged its clients and the general public to be wary of an online scam using Google Ads that is linked to a fake Landbank website.

BSP asks banks to remove links in e-mail, SMS advisories to customers

The BSP urged banks instead to personalize SMS messages and emails for banking services and implement mandatory notifications for fund transfers exceeding a predefined amount.

7 in 10 phishing attempts in PH are finance-related, says Kaspersky

The phishing rate in the Philippines from February to April this year is the highest percentage of phishing attempts in Southeast Asia.

Globe calls for ‘rational’ enforcement of SIM card registration law

Globe president and CEO Ernest Cu also asked the government to institute stronger measures against phishing, noting that current laws are lacking in terms of enabling the prosecution of cybercriminals.
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