Philippine healthcare among most vulnerable to attacks — Kaspersky

THE PHILIPPINES’ healthcare industry is among the most vulnerable to cyberattacks in Southeast Asia, according to Kaspersky. The ProxyLogon vulnerability often attacks the Philippine healthcare sector, Thailand’s government services and Indonesia’s industries, the global cybersecurity company said in its Digital Footprint Intelligence report. ProxyLogon allows threat actors to bypass authentication and execute code remotely as […]

Cryptocurrency channels targeted in Biden’s fight against ransomware

THE Biden administration plans a fresh campaign against ransomware attacks through sanctions to cut off criminals’ cryptocurrency pipelines, and it urged companies to report extortion attempts and better protect themselves from them. Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo told reporters that the sanctions would be imposed on Suex, a cryptocurrency transferring service that’s registered in the […]

Filipinos in US warned vs attacks

The Philippine Embassy in the US has warned Filipinos there to remain cautious after recent attacks against Asian Americans. “Filipinos are advised to exercise utmost caution in view of these incidents,” it said in an advisory. It said it appreciates the swift action taken by US authorities to apprehend the perpetrators. “However, we call on […]