The Philippine National Police formally launched today a new mobile app that provides an electronic platform for public access to PNP front-line services. iSerbis complements other existing mobile apps developed by the PNP such as the ITAGA MO SA BATO, Bantay-Krimen; and is linked with similar service apps of other government agencies.
Ransomware Fighters Get New Free Tool
Ransomware has become a gold mine for digital criminals. In the first three months of this year, electronic extortionists squeezed US$209 million from victims desperate to recover their data after it was scrambled by the malicious software, based on FBI estimates. At that rate, ransomware could funnel as much as $1 billion into criminal coffers this year.
Ransomware typically will encrypt most of the files on a computer, but some pernicious programs are selective about what they encrypt on a machine. One such form of ransomware attacks the boot sequence of a computer.
Computer Security Assessment Third Batch
The Computer Security Assessment Examination continued with its third batch last September 21-27, 2016. Out of one hundred thirty two (132) personnel who took the assessment test, one hundred thirteen (113) passed the assessment taken online.
Recognition of ITMS Personnel
Recognition of ITMS Personnel with Significant Accomplishments and Birthday Celebrators for the months of October, November and December.
[Official Announcement] Samsung PH urges Galaxy Note7 users to exchange to Galaxy S7 edge
MANILA, Philippines; October 12, 2016 –To ensure consumer safety, Samsung Philippines urges users of Galaxy Note7 to power down their phones, both original and replacement units, and contact their place of purchase to exchange to a Galaxy S7 edge or request for a full refund.
ITMS PGS ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING AND OATH-TAKING
The ITMS PGS Advisory Council (AC) will assist the ITMS in setting its priorities and strategic issues aligned to the PNP PATROL Plan 2030. The AC will also evaluate and amend the implementation of the PGS and development of future programs. The AC is composed of well-respected personalities from the Media, Private/NGO, Government Agency and Academes.