January 31, 2022 3:51 p.m.
The start of the year had its ups and downs, but like always, we should keep moving forward with our heads held high. After dealing with the stress of these past weeks, we all need a break to recover physically and mentally. A little retail therapy is always a good option, right? If you’re reading this, take this as your sign to reward yourself with some well-deserved self-care needs on sale during the Shopee 2.2 Free Shipping Sale.
Look good and feel good with these health and fitness staples
End those long days with a must-have for your skin care regimen. The Laniege Water Sleeping Mask_EX has Sleeping MicroBiome™ and enhanced Pro-biotics Complex that strengthen the skin’s defense for a well-slept, bright and clear complexion. Let this overnight mask nourish your skin so you stay fresh no matter how busy you get.
Need a boost for your active lifestyle and a trendy workout? Add the Kemling Adjustable Jump Rope to your home gym and get into the habit of breaking a sweat before or after work. For its price, you’re getting a quality, reliable jump rope that’s easily adjustable and comfortable to use.
Motivate yourself by investing in an Active Mindful Yoga Mat for your floor work, stretching, body weight exercises, and yoga sessions. This lightweight, non-slip mat is a perfect companion for your fitness journey this year and a reminder for you to keep pushing for progress.
Upgrade your entertainment set-up with these powerful gadgets
Don’t underestimate the difference a bigger, better screen can make for your gaming experience. If you’ve been wanting to pull the trigger on a new monitor, consider getting the Xiaomi 34-inch Curved Gaming Monitor. Enjoy more immersive visuals and a wider field of view that is supported by an ultra-wide 21:9 display and 144 hz refresh rate.
Another worthwhile buy is a trusty wireless speaker. With the Edifier MP260 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, you get solid Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, multiple functions that include a built-in clock and USB, Micro-USB inputs, and AUX inputs, all in a stylish wooden box finish. This speaker packs a punch with its booming bass and will be a cool addition to your bedroom, living room, or work area.
Stay cozy and have these home items ready anytime
Aside from the known health benefits, there’s something undeniably therapeutic about drinking tea. Stock up your pantry withGold Leaf Green Tea Selections: Lavender so you can sip on a refreshing cup of tea to start the day, pick you up during midday breaks, or wind down at night before going to bed.
One of the very basic yet most important ways to practice self-care is by getting enough sleep. You need good sleep to keep you energized and help you recover after all the tasks you accomplished throughout the day. Look forward to a more luxurious sleep with the Home de Luxe Fleece Blanket. These blankets are soft, lightweight, and breathable and come in different colors and sizes.
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PH slides to top 4 in Kaspersky’s new global ranking of countries most targeted by online threats
February 5, 2024 9:46 p.m.
In 2023, web threats targeting the Philippines were about two percent less (48%) than in 2022 (49.8%), according to the latest Kaspersky Security Network (KSN) report.
With this new data, the country moved two spots down to fourth place worldwide among countries most targeted by malicious files from the internet and phishing websites. It looks like a positive development but Kaspersky is strongly advising against dropping the armor.
“There are two things that could explain the drop in web threats, albeit slightly. First is that we see the country is slowly making headway in cybersecurity. We classify the Philippines to be in the intermediate group of countries that are identifying cyberattacks and making efforts to implement rules. The second one and this we have to seriously take note, is that cybercriminals are continuously taking other attack routes that might be off the radar. One trend that we consistently have been seeing lately is their preference for targeted attacks instead of the spray and pray method,” said Yeo Siang Tiong, General Manager for Southeast Asia at Kaspersky.
“Complacency, however, is still not an option. Cybercriminals continue to develop their tools and techniques. They actually surprise cybersecurity experts all the time. Our mindset should be how to be able to hunt threats before they could cause harm and damage. At this point, I recommend that we should be talking more about threats as we proactively learn to detect and respond to them. This is where threat intelligence comes in handy,” added Yeo.
Web or online threats are attacks through browsers which are also cybercriminals’ tried and tested way to spread malware. It can easily be done with or without the involvement of the victim.
A web attack with victim participation is done through social engineering. The victim is tricked into doing something that jeopardizes their personal security or the security of the organization they work for. The objective is to get the victim to respond by clicking an infected email attachment, a compromised website, or responding to a fake unsubscribe notice, among others. Last year’s data breaches involving a government agency and an e-wallet company, which were each reportedly traced to phishing, are examples of this type of web threat.
An attack requiring no victim involvement is through drive-by downloads. By simply visiting a compromised website, their device gets infected automatically (and silently) particularly if they failed to apply a security update to one of their apps. This method is used in most web attacks.
In the recent global ranking, the Philippines came behind Mongolia (51.8%), Moldova (48.9%) and Greece (48.8%). Since 2019, the country has consistently been in the top 10 ranking countries.
Among Southeast Asian countries, the Philippines is trailed by Malaysia with the overall percentage of users attacked by web-borne threats from January to December 2023.
To stay protected, Kaspersky recommends users the following:
- Do not download and install applications from untrusted sources
- Do not click on any links from unknown sources or suspicious online advertisements
- Create strong and unique passwords, including a mix of lower case and upper case letters, numbers, and punctuation, as well as activating two-factor authentication
- Always install updates
- Ignore messages asking to disable security systems for office or cybersecurity solution
- Use a robust cybersecurity solution appropriate to your system type and devices
For organizations, Kaspersky recommends the following:
- Always keep software updated on all the devices to prevent attackers from infiltrating network by exploiting vulnerabilities
- Use strong passwords to access corporate services. Use multi-factor authentication for access to remote services
- Choose a proven endpoint cybersecurity solution for business that is equipped with behaviors-based detection and anomaly control capabilities for effective protection against known and unknown threats
- Use dedicated set of effective endpoint protection, threat detection and response products to timely detect and remediate even new and evasive threats
- Use the latest threat intelligence information to empower your security experts
There’s a Nanyang near you for all your Singaporean food cravings
August 4, 2023 6:30 p.m.
Missing Singapore’s famous Hainanese Chicken Rice, Laksa fishball, Cheesy Chicken Chop Noodles and Kopi?
Visit your nearest Nanyang Philippines branch.
Globe powers up TOYCON 2023’s landmark 20th year
June 29, 2023 6:53 p.m.
As Toycon Philippines proudly commemorates its 20th year, the landmark celebration promises to be more electrifying than ever with the formidable support of leading digital lifestyle brand Globe.
Globe has always been at the forefront of supporting diverse subcultures and passions, and this partnership is a testament to its commitment. As part of the collaboration, Globe will bring to life the rich world of its cinematic and theatrical partners, further enriching the TOYCON 2023 experience for attendees.
“As the country’s most reliable network and top digital solutions platform with an ecosystem of various services, we’re uniquely positioned to foster the vibrancy of the toy collecting and creating community. This partnership underscores our commitment to nurturing a wide array of passions and interests while ensuring the best connectivity for all participants.”
Cholo Mallillin, Marketing Head at Toycon Philippines, said: “The collaboration with Globe will further elevate the Toycon experience. This partnership will bring more surprises and rewards to our community. We invite everyone to join us as we celebrate 20 years of Toycon in the most exciting way possible.”
TOYCON 2023 will be held at the SMX Convention Center in MOA from July 7 to 9, 2023. Attendees are in for a treat, as they have the chance to meet their beloved childhood characters, explore an expansive marketplace of unique toys and collectibles, and participate in exclusive Globe activities.
One of the highlights of the partnership is a series of exclusive perks for Globe customers. By using Globe Rewards points, customers will have the opportunity to win various ticket tiers ranging from Day Passes to VIP Passes. There will also be exclusive toy freebies for VIP pass holders, and unique Globe-only activities, such as paint-your-own Gudi.
At the event, Globe will also host an interactive booth featuring activities designed to reward and inspire. From earning freebies by donating Rewards points to a good cause, to free arcade plays and meet-ups with popular streamers, Globe customers are in for an exciting weekend of gaming and beyond.
To learn more about Globe, visit https://www.globe.com.ph/.
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