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    Cyber Intelligence Asia 2015 in Manila

    Seeking to address pressing issues pertaining to cybercrimes, governments across the globe are gearing up to protect themselves from cyber attempts on their critical infrastructure. Now on its third year, Cyber Intelligence Asia will be taking place at the heart …

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    NBI Arrests Two Suspects in “Rape Drug” Raid

    National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) anti-narcotics agents arrested two suspected suppliers of “rape drug” gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) during a raid on two condominium units in Mandaluyong City before dawn on Tuesday. Members of the NBI – Reaction Arrest and Interdiction …

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    Cyber Intelligence Asia 2015: The Biggest Cyber Security Event in Manila

    Seeking to address pressing issues pertaining to cybercrimes, governments across the globe are gearing up to protect themselves from cyber attempts on their critical infrastructure. Now on its third year, Cyber Intelligence Asia will be taking place at the heart …

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    BIFF Names New Leader

    A new leader has taken the place of deceased Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) founder Ameril Umbra Kato. Sheik Ismail Abubakar, former BIFF vice chief of staff and the group’s vice chairman for political affairs, has replaced Kato, BIFF spokesperson Abu Misry …

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    Six Hostages Still in Abu Sayyaf Hands

    At least six people, including three Filipinos, are being held captive by some 80 members of separatist group Abu Sayyaf, a military official said Monday. Believed to be still in custody of the Abu Sayyaf are Dutch national Ewold Horn, …

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    Usman Seen in Basilan; Police, Military Verify Report

    Military and police officials are verifying reports that wanted Filipino bomb expert Abdul Basit Usman has been sighted in Basilan. Various reports said that Usman, who has a US$1-million bounty on his head, was spotted with 10 armed men, four …

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    Napoles Gets Life Sentence for Illegal Detention

    Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles was found guilty of serious illegal detention and sentenced to life imprisonment. Judge Elmo Alameda of Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 150 sentenced Napoles to life imprisonment and ordered her to pay P100,000 …

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    BIFF Founder Umbra Kato Is Dead

    Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter founder Ustadz Ameril Umbra Kato is dead. The confirmation came from Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal following reports that Kato died before dawn on Tuesday. Several reports reaching SecurityMatters said Kato died …

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    Ex-PDI Reporter Gunned Down in Batangas City

    Melinda Magsino, a 41-year-old former Philippine Daily Inquirer correspondent was shot dead at noontime Monday, police said. According to an Inquirer.net report, initial investigation revealed that Magsino was walking along a street in Purok 2, Barangay Balagtas at around 12:10 …

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    Chinese Vessel Docks in Zamboanga as Stabbing Incident On Board Kills 2

    Two seafarers died while one was wounded in a stabbing incident aboard ore carrier MV Qing May early Sunday morning. According to reports from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), officers of the Chinese cargo vessel radioed for help and asked …

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    Top NPA Leader Nabbed in Negros Occidental

    A top-ranking leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) was arrested by operatives of the Philippine National Police Intelligence Group (PNP-IG) in Negros Occidental, a report to PNP Officer-in-Charge, Deputy Director General Leonardo A. Espina said …

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    Like and Unlike

    Much has been said about Republic Act 10175, or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, otherwise known as the Cybercrime Law. As in other matters, opinions on the law have been based on fact, supposition, and an oftentimes misguided understanding …