Philippines: Cyber attack on Overseas Workers Welfare Administration website foiled

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has prevented a cyber attack aimed at taking down the website of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).

At the Saturday News Forum, DICT Undersecretary for Cybersecurity Jeff Ian Dy said the DICT was able to “defend” various web applications related to OWWA from cyber attacks. The DICT officials said the agency was able to trace the command and control center of the cyber attackers to be operating “from within China.”

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Source: MSN News