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IT technician found guilty of defrauding firm of P130,000

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A Quezon City court sentenced an information technology (IT) technician to up to 20 years in jail after finding him guilty of defrauding his employer of over P130,000 cash five years ago

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Japanese mobsters launch own website

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Japan’s biggest organized crime syndicate has launched its own website, complete with corporate song and a strong anti-drugs message, as the yakuza looks to turn around its outdated image and falling membership.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Microsoft stops probing Hotmail to plug leaks

Microsoft Corp. on Monday released a version of its OneNote note-taking software for Macs and added new features and a free tier for all of the software's users in moves clearly targeted at up-and-coming productivity software rival Evernote.  AFP

Microsoft on Friday scrapped a policy which allowed it to peek at Hotmail messages to plug leaks or investigate intellectual property theft.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

4 schools’ networks used as ‘robots’ to hack US financial entities – PNP

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Cyber criminals have hacked the computer networks of four private schools in the country, including two in Metro Manila, to penetrate several financial institutions in the US last year, the Philippine National Police (PNP) disclosed on Wednesday.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

11-year-old boy killed for ‘hacking’ friend’s Facebook

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Because he allegedly “hacked” the Facebook account of a teenage friend, an 11-year-old boy died after being stabbed at least 46 times in Malolos, Bulacan.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

11 arrested over online child porn

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Authorities said Wednesday they had detained 11 people in raids on two fake call center businesses that sold child pornography online to global clients.

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

NBI eyes help of telcos in pinning down cyber-porn operators

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The National Bureau of Investigation will formally ask the National Telecommunication Commission to instruct the telecommunication companies to provide them with certain information in combatting cyberpornography.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Facebook suspect charged with murder

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A Miami man accused of fatally shooting his wife and posting a photo of her corpse on Facebook has been charged with first-degree murder.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

DOJ backs move to register SIM cards

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) has supported the proposal for the registration of pre-paid Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Cards to require telecommunication companies to keep and maintain registry or database of buyers of the electronic cards.

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cops tighten watch on online casino operator

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Authorities are on the lookout for the alleged mastermind of an illegally operated international online casino whose offices were raided recently by the Philippine National Police.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

GPS in victim’s iPad helped cops track robbery suspects

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Thanks to a global positioning system installed in a victim’s Apple iPad, two robbers were collared after pulling a heist at a farmer’s house in Quezon City, on Wednesday.

Posted: November 21st, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Hacktivist’ tagged in defacing gov’t websites during DAP protests falls

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The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) arrested a suspected member of a hacktivist group who defaced government websites recently, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said Thursday.

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

PH boosts animal protection amid ‘crush video’ fury

Screengrab from the 'crush' video

The Philippines has approved a law increasing penalties for cruelty to animals, the presidential palace said Monday amid a social media outcry over a video showing three girls crushing a puppy to death.

Posted: October 7th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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