Preying vultures

The digital age has made disseminating information easy and fast, but at the same time has made it dangerously unreliable at times......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarMar 19th, 2023

8 held for kidnapping foreigners

Eight transgender women who are members of a kidnapping syndicate preying on foreigners in Metro Manila were arrested by operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, the CIDG reported yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 4th, 2022

7 online employment scammers fall in Pasay

MANILA - Members of the Philippine National Police's Anti-Cybercrime Group (ACG) arrested seven alleged scammers preying on jobseekers searching for opportunities online.In a statement Wednesday, ACG chief Brig. Gen. Joel Doria said the suspects Kimberly Santillan, 43; Rosalie Verceles, 53;.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 24th, 2022

Scammer preying on aspiring soldiers nabbed in Pagadian

ZAMBOANGA CITY - An alleged scam artist was arrested in Pagadian City following the Army's 1st Infantry Division's (ID) discovery of a swindling syndicate victimizing aspiring soldiers, a military official said Wednesday.Capt. Mary Jephte Manebog, the 1ID information officer, said the scamm.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 13th, 2022

PNP busts KFR group preying on POGO workers

  BY AARON RECUENCO     Police busted a foreigner-led kidnap-for-ransom (KFR) group, which was tagged in the kidnap-slay of a Chinese whose cadaver was dumped in Talisay town of Batangas, during a raid in their lair in San Pedro, Laguna over the weekend. Nabbed were Qun Deng, reportedly the leader of the group; Kang […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Vultures circling

While the whole nation is suffering from the destruction caused by a parade of typhoons in the last two months, this has not stopped a mixed group of people from fanning what promises to be a major public relations battle over who gets to “renovate” or “develop” the Ninoy Aquino International Airport complex or NAIA......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 15th, 2020

Davao scammers stealing contact details through contract-tracing forms

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 Oct) – Mayor Sara Duterte warned Dabawenyos against scammers who are preying on residents here whose personal contact details are being “stolen” through the contact-tracing forms that they filled out upon entry to establishments. Duterte said in her Davao City Disaster Radio (DCDR 87.5) program on Monday that local authorities […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 27th, 2020

Actions urged to follow Duterte’s speech at UN

But over the years, Duterte has attacked human rights advocacy groups as “enemies of the state,” also church leaders, priests, pastors and nuns. He even berated the Commission on Human Rights (a constitutional body) for criticizing certain policies or pronouncements of his government. He talked (confusedly or maliciously) of “detractors pass(ing) themselves off as human rights advocates while preying on the most vulnerable humans: even using children as soldiers or human shields in [armed] encounters.” The post Actions urged to follow Duterte’s speech at UN appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsSep 27th, 2020

Importance of cyber resiliency in a global crisis

Cyber criminals have been busy exploiting the current pandemic, a tactic they have used in many other global crises. Similar to previous times, attackers are preying on our need for information in the form of phishing emails, or other malware. However, in the current pandemic we have witnessed the spread of attacks to large organizations including hospitals and government agencies. Employees pose a more significant threat to corporate security during this time by working from weaker home networks. This means that more organizations are vulnerable to the sophisticated ransomware attacks that hackers are using to take advantage of the situation. As a result, cyber resiliency is more important than ever. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 17th, 2020

Vultures and distressed business

As the economy re-starts amid the extended quarantine, micro, small and medium sized enterprises struggle to stay afloat......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 1st, 2020