Web threats include a drive-by download that refers to the unintentional download of malicious code to one’s computer or mobile device leaving it open to a cyber attack.
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Symantec uncovers tool used by Lazarus to carry out ATM attacks
By Symantec Attack Investigations Team On Oct. 2, 2018, an alert was issued by US-CERT, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of the Treasury, and the FBI. According to this new […]
PLDT, Smart fire up PH’s first 5G cell sites in Makati and Clark
By firing up a 5G cell site in a central business district, PLDT and Smart are looking to pilot 5G solutions catered to densely populated areas.
Kaspersky: 86% of CISOs say breaches are inevitable, but companies refuse to see security as budget priority
IT security leaders in businesses across the globe are stuck with their hands behind their backs when it comes to fighting off cybercrime. They lack influence in the boardroom and find it […]
Symantec expands security portfolio to protect cloud generation apps, infra
Cybersecurity company Symantec Corp announced innovations and expansions to its cloud security portfolio, designed to help organizations protect the cloud generation applications and infrastructure they rely on. Symantec’s Cyber Defense Platform offers […]
TNT Tropang Ready caravan trained teachers in MM on disaster preparedness
Teachers and school disaster safety officers in Metro Manila recently enhanced their role as guardians of students by completing an emergency preparedness training initiated by PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications (Smart). The […]
Nokia 6.1 Plus, Nokia 6.1 upgrade to Android 9 Pie
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced that both Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 users are getting the upgraded Android 9 Pie. Packed with Google’s newest software and building […]
SDC 2018: Samsung reveals breakthroughs in intelligence, IoT, Mobile UX
To make connected living a reality, Samsung is making it easier for developers and partners to quickly build, launch, and scale new experiences to millions of devices around the world.
Converge ICT launches new node in Taiwan to serve as buffer for current network
Network nodes are connection points that are able to create, receive, send, or store data along the distributed network routes.
SAP supports customers in Southeast Asia on their intelligent enterprise journey
Intelligent enterprises operate with visibility, focus, and agility to achieve game-changing outcomes
Humans vs Machines: AI and machine learning in cybersecurity
Effective cybersecurity should be about striking a balance between human and machines. Where computers cannot, humans make sense of the data by ensuring machine-suggested actions have business value too.
Edge-to-edge gaming experience with Nokia 5.1 Plus
Nokia 5.1 Plus is also the official mobile device partner of Synergy 88, the producer of the all-Pinoy mobile game — Barangay 143.
iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max now available at Power Mac Center
Customers may also avail of additional insurance protection for damages not covered in the standard warranty through Power Mac Center Protect Plus.
PascualLab taps ePLDT for its digital enterprise solutions
Digital enterprise solutions company ePLDT and PLDT Enterprise will be providing pharmaceutical company PascualLab a suite of office solutions “that will help address several work challenges.” One of the pressing issues brought […]
CEZA awards provisional license to another offshore cryptocurrency locator
CEZA manages the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport (CSEZFP), which aims to provide a safe haven for the blockchain and cryptocurrency companies.
E-commerce logistics start-up empowers front-line workers with Zebra’s mobile computer, IoT solutions
Since deploying the MC36 and OVS, QuadX has seen increased worker productivity and smoother workflows, and the company has slashed overtime costs to half its previous levels.
Kaspersky Lab, DICT ink MoU to develop public sector cybersecurity capability
The agreement aims to further enhance capacity development and institution building on cybersecurity within the government sector as it seeks to ensure public safety and security in the 21st century.
Silverpush, Mindshare win Cross Platform campaign at Drum Digital Trading Awards APAC 2018
SilverPush, the AI-powered cross-screen marketing-technology platform, and Mindshare Philippines have been awarded the Best Cross Platform Campaign at The Drum Digital Trading Awards APAC 2018 for its work with Clear in the […]
The latest Microsoft Office products are now available at Power Mac Center
Customers who purchase any of the participating Apple devices get a Microsoft Office 365 Personal for free. Promo runs until Oct. 31, 2018.
HP partners with Bugcrowd to launch industry’s first print security bug bounty program
Bugcrowd will verify bugs and reward researchers based on the severity of the flaw and awards up to $10,000.
Rapoo launches latest VPRO gaming devices
Rapoo Philippines introduced its latest VPRO gaming peripherals to cater to the country’s gaming needs. These are affordable but sturdy models. VPRO’s V16 entry-level and mid-range mouse models aim to cater to […]
Xiaomi launches Mi MIX 3, its flagship with dedicated AI button
The voice assistant can now understand seven Chinese dialects and can automatically adjust its loudness according to a user’s voice.
Kaspersky Lab challenges white hats to find flaws of IoT devices in global competition
The top three teams with the largest score will compete to be crowned the overall winner in April 2019 during the SAS event. All travel and accommodation expenses for the top three teams will be covered by Kaspersky Lab.
HP’s 3D printing technology reinvents factory production for auto, industrial, medical industries
Providing up to 50 times more productivity at a significantly lower cost than other 3D printing methods, HP Metal Jet is being deployed by manufacturing leaders GKN Powder Metallurgy and Parmatech for the factory production of final parts.
Acer’s security products to help organizations mitigate cyber attacks
Acer Security Suite is a complete hardware and software package that encrypts any program file, computer, and user-set passwords and can leverage the trusted platform module technology for secure computing.
IDC: Lenovo reclaims top spot in PC rankings in third quarter of 2018
Preliminary results for the third quarter of 2018 (3Q18) show that shipments of traditional PCs (desktop, notebook, and workstation) totaled nearly 67.4 million units, marking a decline of 0.9 percent in year-on-year terms, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker.
Former GIC and Grab executive Joins Horangi Cyber Security as chair to harness AI in cybersecurity
Horangi Cyber Security announced today that Kevin Lee has joined the company as executive chair. In his new role, Lee will work on deepening Horangi’s cybersecurity capabilities by harnessing AI and machine […]
Sophos’ Intercept X now powered with deep learning technology for quick, extensive malware discovery
Network and endpoint security firm Sophos announced that it has added Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) to its Intercept X endpoint protection portfolio.
PayMaya powers cashless experience in newly launched self-order kiosks at McDonald’s
Through the One by PayMaya Business terminal mounted on the kiosks, customers can easily pay for their meals by swiping, dipping, or tapping their Visa or Mastercard credit, debit, or prepaid cards.
Sophos offers application-based 2FA to protect WhatsApp from account hijacking
Using application-based 2FA such as Sophos Authenticator mitigates a lot of the risk because these mobile authentication apps don’t rely on communications tied to phone numbers.
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