By Symantec Security Response Symantec has identified a previously unknown group called Orangeworm that has been observed installing a custom backdoor called Trojan.Kwampirs within large international corporations that operate within the healthcare sector in the United States, Europe, and Asia. First identified in January 2015, Orangeworm has also conducted targeted...

Shopee, an e-commerce platform, signed an official exclusive partnership with Honor for its launch in the Philippines. The partnership will allow around 11 million Shopee users in the Philippines to purchase the Honor 9 Lite, Honor’s first quad-camera smartphone, at P7,990 exclusively on Shopee on May 5, as part of the 5.5 Shopee Super Sale. For the sale, the first...

Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank), the thrift banking arm of the Metrobank Group, appointed director and executive vice president Jose Vicente L. Alde as its new president. Alde, 51, joined PSBank in 2007 and has more than 23 years of banking experience, formerly holding key senior management positions in ABN AMRO and BA Savings banks. He holds a Bachelors degree...

PLDT Enterprise relaunched the MVP Bossing Awards in search for the next batch of MVP Bossings. As in years past, the MVP Bossing Awards will pay tribute to the Filipino entrepreneurial spirit, celebrating local business owners who have achieved success, with the aim of inspiring others to pursue their dreams and aspirations. Now on its 8th year, the MVP Bossing...

The instax Mini 9 summer package has been launched, curated to be anyone’s travel buddy as this bundle includes an instax Mini 9 camera, a case with a sling strap, two pieces of acrylic stand, one pack of film, and a photo album to carry snapshots. By adding P500 to any purchase of the instax Mini 9 camera, which retails at P3,999, users can get this bundle...

By Lily Asis In the year of 2016, Microsoft Corporation introduced Xbox 360. That version of the Xbox has completely transformed the way we look at any gaming experience. It made the game feel so real that it was sometimes scary and made users think how on Earth such a thing could be possible. Microsoft added some new features, and the point of which was to add to...

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Ecooter has been launched in the Philippines as the “sports car of all electric scooters”. Established 25 years ago to become one of China’s top IT groups and top parts suppliers, Da Yang Motors makes electric vehicles. It launched Ecooter in China in March 2017, eventually garnering dealerships in France, Spain, Vietnam and now Philippines. Electric motorcycles...

DXC Technology announced that National Reinsurance Corporation of the Philippines selected DXC to implement the core reinsurance solution SICS for its life reinsurance business. This makes Nat Re the first DXC customer in the Philippines to employ SICS. The software platform is expected to bring many benefits to Nat Re’s life reinsurance division, including improving...

Kaspersky Lab researchers discovered a new Android malware distributed through a domain name system (DNS) hijacking technique and targeting smartphones, mostly in Asia. The campaign, dubbed Roaming Mantis remains active and is designed to steal user information including credentials and to provide attackers with full control over the compromised Android device. Between...

PayMaya launched InstaPay, just as it added more bank partners it its list of Add Money channels. Through InstaPay, account holders can now transfer amounts of up to P50,000 from their bank accounts and receive them in real time to their PayMaya accounts anytime and any day of the week. Initially, through InstaPay, depositors of Asia United Bank, BDO, China Bank,...