PCG’s Facebook page hacked in third cyberattack this 2024

John Eric Mendoza 02/26/2024

MANILA, Philippines  – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) lost access to its Facebook account on Monday evening, the third cyberattack that gripped the maritime security group this year. At around 6 p.m., PCG spokesperson Rear Admiral Armand Balilo…

DICT traces hacking attempts to China

Julie Aurelio 02/05/2024

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Saturday said that it had blocked cyberattacks from “within China” on the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa), and on the mailboxes of the DICT itself, the Philippine Coast…

US disrupts China hacking drive vs vital infrastructure – officials

02/01/2024

United States officials said Wednesday they disrupted a sweeping Chinese cyber-spying operation that targeted critical American infrastructure entities and could be used against the US in a future geopolitical crisis. The operation, conducted jointly by the US…

Cebu City farmer found dead, believed to be hacked

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 11/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The body of a farmer, who was believed to have been hacked, was found by his uncle inside a nipa hut in a mountainous area in Barangay Pamutan, Cebu City on Tuesday afternoon,…

Hacking suspect shot dead inside his house in Minglanilla

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 10/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 33-year-old man, who was found to be a suspect to a hacking incident, died after he was shot multiple times by a still unidentified assailant inside his home in Purok Manga, Barangay…

Minglanilla: Man hacks, wounds neighbor over water supply dispute

Paul Lauro 10/15/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 33-year-old man hacked and wounded his 45-year-old neighbor over a water supply dispute. The hacking happened at past 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 14, 2023, in Barangay Magduwang, Minglanilla town in southern…

Liquor drove two men to hack, wound mason, welder in separate attacks in Ronda, Toledo

Paul Lauro 09/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two drunk men, who let the liquor get into their heads, hack and wounded two other men in separate hacking attacks on Saturday, September 9. The hacking attacks happened at about the same…

Sibonga hacking update: Argument over land triggered brother to attack, wound his sibling

Paul Lauro 08/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An argument over land that the family owned led a brother to hack and wound his younger brother in Sibonga town, southeastern Cebu on Monday evening, August 21. Police Senior Master Sergeant Reynaldo…

Cebu Daily Newscast: Mandaue stabbing claims life of 49-year-old man

CDN Digital 08/22/2023

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, August 22. Mandaue stabbing claims life of 49-year-old man A man was killed in a…

Ex-convict hacks own father dead, claims hallucination

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 07/26/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 50-year-old man was killed after he was allegedly hacked with an axe by his own son, who was an ex-convict,  inside their home at Sitio Upper Site, Barangay Pit-os, Cebu City, on…

Mother and son hacked to death by relative in Asturias, Cebu

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 07/15/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 66-year-old woman and her 31-year-old son were allegedly hacked to death by a relative on Friday afternoon, July 14. The incident happened at about 4 p.m. in a mountain barangay in Asturias…

Cebu Daily Newscast: Man from Dalaguete, Cebu hacks own father after heated argument

CDN Digital 07/10/2023

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, June 20. Man from Dalaguete, Cebu hacks own father after heated argument A family in…

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