During the first three months of the year, Kaspersky Lab researchers discovered a wave of new APT activity based mainly in Asia – more than 30% of Q1 reports were dedicated to threat operations in this region. A peak of activity was also observed in the Middle East with a number of new techniques used by actors. These and other trends are covered in Kaspersky Lab’s...

Computrade Technology Philippines, Inc., (CTP) a member of IT Infrastructure Solutions company CTI Group, has entered into new partnerships with Varonis,  SAS, and Flowmon Networks. CTP Managing Director Teddy Sumulong is confident that the latest partnerships will take Computrade to the next level as a total IT solutions company. “The new alliances align perfectly with our corporate direction and leverage our offerings into a comprehensive suite of products and services for a whole spectrum of clients, from the private sector to government...

In line with its digital transformation, Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) enhanced its customer service infrastructure to improve interaction between the bank and its clients and, at the same time, boost customer service agent performance. In partnership with Trends & Technologies Inc. (Trends), UnionBank deployed an Omni-channel contact center, self...

Cyber criminals who have been employing ransomware to make money are now shifting interest to cryptojacking or cryptocurrency mining activities as an alternative revenue source due to the increasing cryptocurrency values. As a result, detections of coinminer activities on endpoint computers ballooned to 1.7-million at end-2017, registering a significant increase of...

From April 15 to June 15, 2018, motorists fueling up in participating Caltex stations will receive three times the Happyplus points for every single receipt purchase of P500 worth of Caltex fuels. This means customers can get 15 Happypoints instead of the usual 5 points and continue earning triple the points. The promo points will be credited to customers’ Happyplus...

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., a provider of cybersecurity solutions globally, published the 2018 Security Report. The 2018 Security Report looks at the problems facing IT security professionals worldwide across all industries, providing cyber security professionals and C-Levels the information they need to protect their organizations from 5th generation...

LifeProof launched a Samsung case lineup, including FRĒ and newcomers NËXT and SLɅM. SLɅM and NËXT are available in select colours at lifeproof.asia, while FRĒ will be coming soon. All LifeProof cases carry the ‘Designed for Samsung’ logo. SLɅM is a thin Galaxy case designed for drop protection. It’s drop-tested to 6.6 feet (2 meters) and a raised...

Kaspersky Lab’s researchers discovered that more and more cyber criminals are turning their attention to malicious software that mines cryptocurrencies at the expense of users’ mobile devices. These criminals are getting greedier and now use not only malware, but also risk tools, hiding mining capacities in popular football and VPN applications to profit from...

To support the country’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs), Globe Telecom’s micro, small and medium enterprise arm Globe myBusiness and online shopping portal Lazada Philippines entered a partnership to help these enterprises expand their reach through online selling. The Globe myBusiness and Lazada collaboration also aimed to encourage entrepreneurs to look...

IDC Philippines announced that it opened nominations for IDC’s Digital Transformation Awards (IDC DXa) to recognize the best digital transformation (DX) initiatives in the country. Running on its second year, IDC DXa honors the achievements of organizations that have successfully planned and executed the digital transformation of one or multiple areas of their business...