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Over 22000 Mobile malware attacks were prevented in the Philippines, Kasperski said in its H1 2021 report.
Kaspersky identified approximately 1,400 advanced persistent threats in the Philippines, some of which were government entities.
Gen Z and Gen X in Southeast Asia (SEA) are less afraid about future technologies such as biometrics, smart appliances, robotic devices, and deepfakes while Millennials and Boomers have their guards up.
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From its 11th ranking last 2018, the Philippines climbed to 4th place in the world and 1st in ASEAN with the highest web threat detections on 2019.
Kaspersky’s reported that the Philippines have received the most phishing attacks compare with the other ASEAN countries.
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Instead of a Nigerian prince giving away his millions, fraudsters now trick people into thinking they’ll be compensated after being subjected to a personal data leak.
Online threats include social engineering, drive-by download attack, infected servers and removable media. PH, 5th with most online threats detected