SEC tells businesses to strengthen cybersecurity as more transactions go online

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While digital transactions became a trend amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has advised corporations to strengthen their cybersecurity measures “in light of recent reports of hacking incidents. “…

73-year-old man kills 70-year-old half brother over water connection issues

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/08/2019

A 73-YEAR-OLD MAN is facing a homicide case after he hacked to death his 70-year-old half brother during an argument over water connection issues in their homes. Hermogenes Rusiana of Barangay San Sebastian, Samboan town in southern…

Supervisor hacked by clerk in Talisay City roasted chicken outlet

Benjie B. Talisic 06/19/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—A supervisor of a roasted chicken outlet in Talisay City continues to recover from hack wounds he sustained on Tuesday noon, June 18, 2019, in Barangay Lagtang in Talisay City. Jilios delos Santos, 42, was…

Man arrested for hacking former employer’s system

Nestle Semilla 06/04/2018

The Anti-Cybercrime Group in Central Visayas (ACG-7) filed charges against an Iranian National at the Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office for violation of RA 10175, also known as the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, on Monday, May 4.…

House OKs life term for bank hacking, ATM skimming

Inquirer.net 02/07/2018

The House of Representatives has passed a measure meting out the penalty of life imprisonment for the hacking of a bank’s systems, which would be considered a form of economic sabotage. House Bill No. 6710, which was…

Brod of man, who killed partner, nabbed for hacking neighbor’s house

Benjie B. Talisic 10/09/2017

A FEW hours after his elder brother beheaded his wife, ran amuck and was shot dead by police in Barangay Tayud in Consolacion town, the younger brother Ace Virgil Pahugot also ran wild and was arrested for…

Two injured in stabbing incidents in Naga City, Consolacion

Rene Alima 09/19/2017

A 36-year old woman was injured after she was held hostage by her boyfriend inside an apartment in Barangay Nangka, Consolacion, Cebu on Monday evening. Maricel Ilustrisimo sustained injuries on her left hand when she fought against…

Two injured in Tuburan hacking

Rene Alima 08/02/2017

Two people were critically injured after they were hacked by a drunk person in Barangay Carmelo, Tuburan town Tuesday afternoon. Eduardo Ruperas and Eddie Alcomendras reportedly had a drinking session when the suspect, Alejandro Belaong, hacked the…

Teenager hacks councilman in Dalaguete

05/23/2017

A teenager hacked a Barangay Councilor in Barangay Casay, Dalaguete, south of Cebu on Monday evening. Querico Amaquiton, 39, a Barangay Councilor of Barangay Pañas, Dalaguete, was hacked by Jomar Gonzaga, 19. According to Senior Insp. Abell…

Religious debate ends with hacking

Rene Alima 04/18/2017

A HEATED debate on religion between two churchgoers ended with one of them landing in a hospital due to hack wounds inflicted by the other in Barangay Libho, Tabogon town in northern Cebu. Tabogon police identified the…

Father, son hack each other after drinking bout

Rene F. Alima 06/13/2016

A FATHER and his 36-year-old son suffered injuries after they both engaged in a bolo duel after getting drunk. Glicerio Anticristo, 68, of Barangay Dagatan, Badian town, southwest Cebu, suffered wound on his left arm, while his…

Man goes on hacking rampage; injures four people

Rene F. Alima 05/12/2016

Four persons were injured after a man suddenly went on a hacking rampage and attacked them without any apparent reason in Barangay Tupaz, Pinamungajan town in western Cebu last Wednesday. Pacifico Mapalo, 50, and Sergio Cuizon, a…

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