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…

Man killed after hacking 3 victims

Rene F. Alima 04/27/2016

A policeman shot dead a 43-year-old man who hacked his father and a woman at around 1 p. m on Monday in Sitio Kulo, Barangay Panugnawan, Medellin town in northern Cebu. Gary Siazar died instantly after the…

Comelec’s negligence

Editorial 04/24/2016

If Paul Biteng lived in China or some communist country, he wouldn’t be caught smiling or chuckling by news photographers after being arrested for defacing a government website. More likely he would be detained in isolation, surrounded…

Bangladesh bank chief quits amid $81-M hacking scandal

03/16/2016

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh’s central bank chief resigned yesterday, the finance minister said, after hackers stole $81 million from the nation’s foreign reserves in an audacious cyber-heist that has hugely embarrassed the government. “He called me yesterday…

Maine Mendoza recovers hacked Instagram account

Niza Mariñas 03/02/2016

SOCIAL media and TV celebrity Maine Mendoza, half of the phenomenal loveteam AlDub (the other half is actor Alden Richards), has recovered her Instagram account, after it was hacked past midnight of Feb. 24. In her first…

Habal driver hacked dead

Melissa Q. Cabahug 09/04/2015

A 33-year-old habal-habal driver was hacked dead by another habal-habal driver in barangay Tabok, Mandaue City last Wednesday night. The suspect, Lecerio Samson, 40, fled after the incident. Police said Samson and victim Roy Iway argued after…

Boljoon attack

Rene Alima 08/11/2015

A 34-year-old farmer hacked and stabbed to death a 28-year-year-old  man with a jungle bolo last Sunday in barangay Upper Beserel, Boljoon, southern Cebu. Marlon Romaguera told police that he was only defending himself when he attacked…

Hacking suspect in Mandaue yields

Norman V. Mendoza 01/12/2014

A 24-year-old man accused of hacking a woman in barangay Casili, Mandaue City surrendered to police last Friday afternoon. Franklin Jumao-as was accompanied by his uncle when he surrendered to the Canduman Police Station. Jumao-as was accused…

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