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Articles tagged for: security

September 01, 2014

Security Bank now sends SMS on ATM transactions

Just received an SMS from my account manager from Security Bank early this morning (this was after one missed call). The SMS asked for confirmation on an ATM withdrawal the day before.

June 30, 2014

Kill-switch Phone Security Act of 2014 filed in Congress

House Bill No. 4511 or the “Kill-switch Phone Security Act of 2014” has been recently filed in Congress which aims to mandate telcos to equip all their postpaid mobile phones with a kill-switch software.

February 23, 2014

Apple seeds iOS 7.0.6 update, fixes security SSL/TLS bug

Apple has recently rolled out a seemingly incremental software update to their mobile operating system. However, iOS 7.0.6 isn’t a typical bug fix we used to seeing in this simple update.

August 14, 2013

BSP urges banks to intensify security framework

In an effort to lessen Credit Card/ATM-related frauds, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ Monetary Board has given the Resolution No. 1286 or the Enhanced Information Technology Risk Management (ITRM) a go-signal, requiring all BSP-supervised institutions (BSIs) to improve their current their current security framework.

March 20, 2013

Apple outs iOS 6.1.3, aims to fix security flaws

After a brief period of beta testing, iOS 6.1.3 is now out in the open and ready to be downloaded on supported iOS-powered devices running on iOS 6 or later.

February 01, 2013

Sony launches My Xperia remote security service

Sony has recently launched its new remote security service for Xperia smartphones called ‘My Xperia‘.

December 17, 2012

Security issue found on Exynos-based devices

A security issue which allows malicious applications gain complete access to a device’s RAM has been found on Android devices carrying Samsung’s Exynos 4210 or 4412 processors.

October 17, 2012

Facebook taps 7 anti-virus companies to boost security

In its effort to improve security for its users, Facebook has announced its partnership with seven new anti-virus companies.

October 03, 2012

Symantec on Anti-Cybercrime Law & Network Security

In the wake of the recent hackings of government websites, Norton held a roadshow which was spearheaded by Symantec Senior Director of Government Relations for Asia Pacific and EMEA, Mr. Ilias Chantzos for a handful of select members of the press and bloggers to provide his insights about the recent incidents.

September 03, 2012

Symantec expands security, adds Android to the mix

The company behind Norton Antivirus applied their security expertise to bring Android users the same protection that they have on their PC and a peace of mind for business owners by keeping the workplace secured.

January 23, 2012

SSS.GOV.PH – SSS Philippines Social Security System

Social Security System of the Philippines SSS Online Inquiry. Click here to gain access to your SSS Contributions, Salary Loan Inquiry and Status, as well as SSS Number Inquiry. Note:You need to login using your User ID and password when you first registered for an account. Also select the Employee or Employer check-box before you […]

January 23, 2012

SSS Philippines: Social Security System

SSS Philippines, the Social Security System (SSS) of the Philippines. The Policy of SSS Philippines: “It is the policy of the State to establish, develop, promote and perfect a sound and viable tax-exempt social security system suitable to the needs of the people throughout the Philippines which shall promote social justice and provide meaningful protection […]

January 09, 2012

Globe cuts off service on Black Nazarene due to security

If you are wondering why there’s no cellular signal around Quiapo and neighboring areas from Globe and other telcos today, it’s because they’ve cut off signal for security reasons as we celebrate the Black Nazarene.

July 24, 2011

How security-conscious is your office or workplace?

Having worked at huge multi-national IT company almost a decade ago, I know how some office workplaces can be very restrictive or security-conscious but every time I hear more stories about office restrictions, I still can’t believe they enforce those.

October 31, 2010

GMail Security Alert

Been getting this GMail security alert for a couple of times last week and I thought it was just a bug. GMail is reporting that someone else from another IP has logged into my account but could not give more details.

October 16, 2010

PC Tools 2011 Security & Performance Toolkit

PC Tools invited us here in Singapore with the rest of the other media from SEA to show us their 2011 Security and Performance Toolkit.

June 20, 2009

SSS.GOV.PH – SSS Philippines Social Security System

Social Security System of the Philippines SSS Online Inquiry. Click here to gain access to your SSS Contributions, Salary Loan Inquiry and Status, as well as SSS Number Inquiry. Note:You need to login using your User ID and password when you first registered for an account. Also select the Employee or Employer check-box before you […]

June 10, 2009

SSS Philippines: Social Security System

SSS Philippines, the Social Security System (SSS) of the Philippines. The Policy of SSS Philippines: “It is the policy of the State to establish, develop, promote and perfect a sound and viable tax-exempt social security system suitable to the needs of the people throughout the Philippines which shall promote social justice and provide meaningful protection […]

August 26, 2008

Social Security System Philippines

Still having problems accessing the SSS Online website? How about going to their main office, sending an email complaint or call them up? Here’s you can can do so: SSS Building East Avenue Diliman Quezon City Philippines Telephone Number: (632) 920-6401 or 920-6446 Email: member_relations@sss.gov.ph Please take some time to email them or call them […]

April 27, 2008

Important Security fix on WordPress 2.5.1

A new WordPress release is just out on version 2.5.1 which fixes tons of bugs and a patch to a very important security vulnerability specifically if your blog is open to user registration. Those on WordPress is strongly encouraged to upgrade.

August 05, 2007

Security Upgrade to WordPress 2.2.2 & 2.0.11

If you haven’t noticed yet, WordPress just released a new security upgrade. Version 2.2.2 and legacy branch 2.0.11 are out and ready for download. There are several bug fixes in this version and should be a really quick upgrade. Here is the list of the modified files:

May 15, 2006

The Security Device has Arrived

About 3 weeks ago, I blogged about HSBC’s new security feature that provides a security device for all their customers. Mine arrived 2 days ago though my landlady received the packaged for me without HSBC’s required representative letter (so much for security). I followed the activation instructions that came with it but it seems their […]

April 26, 2006

HSBC Security Device

Though HSBC did not bother to inform me that they have re-activated my credit card account, they did sent me a note about a new security measure they will be implementing soon. It’s a Security Device Key (SD Key) that generates a single-use, time-sensitive number which can be used to gain access to their internet […]

November 09, 2005

Privacy/Security with Firefox Extensions

My FireFox installation crashed this afternoon. When I launched the browser again, it asked for a new profile and wouldn’t use my default one. Exasperated, I deleted the profile and created a new one. Alas, all my settings, plugins, themes and all are gone. *sheesh* I pulled up Flock and use it since it still […]

August 14, 2005

WordPress 1.5.1.3 Security Update

Update: WordPress 1.5.2 now available. Found out last Friday that WordPress had a securtiy update for its 1.5.1.3 version that involved the register_globals settings. They posted an updated information in the WordPress forums: WordPress version 1.5.1.3 is remotely exploitable if the web server on which it runs has register_globals = on in the PHP configuration. […]

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