Philippines


Capital: Manila
President: Rodrigo Duterte (2016 – Today)
Population: 100 million

Reports on Press freedom:

 

Forensics Reports

[25 Aug 2021] Israeli firm ‘Bright Data’ (Luminati Networks) enabled the attacks against Karapatan

[18 Aug 2021] Human rights alliance ‘Karapatan’ under long lasting DDoS attack

[23 Jun 2021] Attacks against media in the Philippines continue

[5 May 2020] Attacks against websites in the Philippines during Covid-19

[25 Apr 2019] What is hosted at the Suniway network?

[29 Mar 2019] Attributing the attacks against media and human rights websites in the Philippines

[27 Jan 2019] Alternative news agency from Philippines”Bulatlat”  under denial of service attack

Press releases

[25 Aug 2021] Qurium Who enabled the attacks against Karapatan?

[18 Aug 2021] Qurium Human rights group under intensive DDoS attack

[1 Jul 2021] Qurium Investigation of DDoS attacks against independent media shows links to Philippine government and army

[29 Mar 2019] Qurium Disclosure of company facilitating massive cyber attacks against 20+ regime critical Philippine websites

[12 Mar 2019] Qurium. Demonstration in front of the National CERT of Philippines for failing to act on cyber attacks targeting regime critical media and civil society organizations

[29 Jan 2019] Qurium. Violent cyber attacks against Philippine independent media 

Media

[30 Aug 2021] Security Affairs Israeli firm ‘Bright Data’ (Luminati Networks) enabled the attacks against Karapatan

[29 Aug 2021] Security Affairs DDoS attacks target the Philippine human rights alliance Karapatan

[28 Aug 2021] Philstar Who paid $260,000 to take down Karapatan website?

[27 Aug 2021] Inquirer.net Cyberattacks on PH group traced

[26 Aug 2021] The Register Israeli firm Bright Data named as enabler of Philippines government DDOS attacks on opposition groups

[25 Aug 2021] Rest of World “Billions of requests, thousands of dollars”: Inside a massive cyberattack on a Philippine human rights group

[19 Aug 2021] IT Security News Human rights watchdog ‘Karapatan’ hit by 3 weeks long DDOS attacks

[19 Aug 2021] Bulatlat Website of human rights group under attack

[19 Aug 2021] Cybersecdn Human rights watchdog ‘Karapatan’ hit by weeks long DDOS attacks

[19 Aug 2021] Hackread Human rights watchdog ‘Karapatan’ hit by weeks long DDOS attacks

[19 Aug 2021] Karapatan Karapatan hits cyber attacks against its website anew

[19 Aug 2021] Rappler Cyberattacks target rights group Karapatan – report

[19 Aug 2021] Philstar Rights group says website attacked during commemoration of killings

[6 Jul 2021] E Hacking News DDoS Attack on Filipino Media Outlets Linked to Philippine Government and Army

[2 Jul 2021] The Register Digital rights org claims cyberattacks against Filipino media outlets come from government and army

[2 Jul 2021] The Record Investigation links DDoS attack on Filipino media outlets to government agencies

[30 Jun 2021] ABS-CBN DOST, Army asked to clarify alleged links to cyberattacks

[29 Jun 2021] Inquirer.net Probe cyberattacks

[28 Jun 2021] Politiko Dapat may managot! Makabayan bloc seeks probe on cyber attacks vs Bulatlat, Altermidya sites

[28 Jun 2021] Philstar.com Bayan Muna lawmakers want House probe into cyberattacks vs alternative media

[26 Jun 2021] The Manila Times Is DoST involved in cyber hacking?

[25 Jun 2021] GMA News Online DOST chief urged to launch probe on ‘cyberattacks’ on alternative news sites

[25 Jun 2021] Inquirer.net Probe pushed as DOST denies role in cyberattacks

[24 Jun 2021] CNN Palace: ‘Unfair’ to link govt. agencies to cyberattacks on alternative news sites pending probe

[24 Jun 2021] GMA News Cyberattacks on red-tagged news sites tracked down to DOST, Army —digital forensic group

[24 Jun 2021] Inquirer.net Cyberattacks on red-tagged news sites traced to DOST, Army

[24 Jun 2021] ABS-CBN News Alternative news websites hit by alleged state-backed cyberattacks: digital forensics

[23 Jun 2021] Rappler Military, DOST links found in DDoS attacks on media – report

[22 Jun 2021] Philstar.com Alternative media groups denounce reported cyberattacks on their websites

[4 Jun 2020] United Nations Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in the Philippines

[6 May 2020] Nordis Clean compromised routers used to attack critical media – digital media foundation

[30 Apr 2020] Nordis Northern Dispatch under cyber-attack

[2 Mar 2020] Global Voices Philippine media groups celebrate as tech companies accused of cyber attacks pledge to promote press freedom

[24 Feb 2020] Bulatlat Alternative media groups, IT companies settle cyberattack case

[7 May 2019] The Newslens PHILIPPINES: Press Freedom Under Siege as Duterte Unveils Opposition ‘Matrix’

[5 Apr 2019] Bulatlat A second look at the charges filed vs. IT companies over news sites cyberattacks

[1 Apr 2019] SunStar Editorial: Resist cyber-impunity

[30 Mar 2019] Business World Palace: ‘We are not in the business of cyberattacks’

[30 Mar 2019] Inquirer.net Media groups cry foul over ‘vicious cyberattacks’

[30 Mar 2019] Rappler Cyberattack vs alternative media traced to PH-based attacker

[30 Mar 2019] Politiko Access denied: Media groups file raps vs. 2 firms over ‘cyber attacks’ on websites

[30 Mar 2019] Hackbusters Victims of attacks in the Philippines are filing lawsuit against company enabling them

[29 Mar 2019] Z6Mag Philippines’ alternative media organizations took DDoS attackers to court

[29 Mar 2019] Security Affairs Twitter Victims of attacks in the #Philippines are filing lawsuit against company enabling them

[29 Mar 2019] Security Affairs Victims of attacks in the Philippines are filing lawsuit against company enabling them

[29 Mar 2019] Abogado Press freedom under siege: Alternative media sites sue IP Converge, Suniway over cyberattacks

[29 Mar 2019] Davaotoday.com Alternative media groups lodge civil suit vs. 2 firms for cyber-attacks

[29 Mar 2019] Rappler Alternative media groups file civil case amid cyberattacks

[29 Mar 2019] GMA News Online. Media groups sue two firms for making their news sites inaccessible

[29 Mar 2019] Center for Media Freedom and Responsability (CMFR) Alternative Media Groups File Raps vs Cyber-Attackers

[29 Mar 2019] Philstar.com Alternative news orgs sue IT firms over cyberattacks

[29 Mar 2019] SEAPA Digital Reality Bites: Alternative Media in the Crosshairs of Cyber Attacks (update)

[21 Mar 2019] Global Voices Grupos denuncian continuos ciberataques contra medios independientes en Filipinas

[15 Mar 2019] Security Affairs Demonstration in front of the National CERT of Philippines for failing to act on cyber attacks targeting regime critical media and civil society organizations

[12 Mar 2019] International Press Institute Twitter #Philippines journalists protested orchestrated cyber-attacks…

[12 Mar 2019] Southeast Asian Press Alliance Twitter [#Philippines] To mark World Day Against Cyber #Censorship…

[12 Mar 2019] Engagemedia Twitter On the #WorldDayAgainstCyberCensorship, #Engagemedia participated in a protest rally in Manila…

[12 Mar 2019] Iamanonymous Groups denounce continuous cyberattacks against independent media in the Philippines

[12 Mar 2019] SEAPA Digital Reality Bites: Alternative Media in the Crosshairs of Cyber Attacks

[12 Mar 2019] Global Voices Groups denounce continuous cyberattacks against independent media in the Philippines

[12 Mar 2019] Pinoy Weekly Pooled Editorial | Overcome cyber-martial law

[12 Mar 2019] GMA News Online Alternative journos: Act on cyber attacks now!

[12 Mar 2019] Manila Times Alternative media groups call on DICT to act on ‘cyberattacks’

[12 Mar 2019] Bulatlat On World Day Against Cyber-Censorship, state-sponsored attack vs. Philippine alternative media assailed

[11 Mar 2019] Global Voices Journalists, teachers, and activists targeted in attacks on free speech in the Philippines

[25 Feb 2019] Advox Journalists, teachers, and activists targeted in attacks on free speech in the Philippines

[18 Feb 2019] Karapatan Karapatan’s open letter on the recent cyber-attack against its website

[15 Mar 19] Bulatlat From cyber libel to cyber attacks, Duterte is desperate in suppressing the truth

[07 Feb 2019] UCANews Philippine alternative media sites ‘come under attack’

[07 Feb 2019] Bulatlat What you need to know about the ongoing cyber-attacks vs. alternative news Bulatlat

[07 Feb 2019] Manila Bulletin Media groups reveal cyber-attacks on members

[07 Feb 2019] ABS-CBN News Big, rich tech teams attack PH alternative media websites

[06 Feb 2019] Rappler Tech today: DDS DDoS attacks, FB’s ‘social progress’ bonus, 230 new emojis

[06 Feb 2019] NUJP DDoS attacks on alternative news sites meant to stifle criticism, dissent

[05 Feb 2019] Inquirer.net  Sweden-based group fends off cyber-attack vs Bulatlat

[01 Feb 2019] Bulatlat Twitter Attacks have been persistent…

[01 Feb 2019] CMFR Cyber-attacks Hit Bulatlat Anew

[31 Jan 2019] SEAPA. [Philippines] Cyber attacks continue against alternative news website

[28 Jan 2019] Bulatlat Alternative news Bulatlat under attack again

[27 Jan 2019] Pinoyabroad Alternative news Bulatlat under attack again

[28 Dec 2018] CMFR  Alternative News Sites Down in Cyber-attack

[28 Dec 2018] AlterMidya Alternative media under siege

[28 Dec 2018] PhilStar.com AlterMidya slams cyberattacks vs members’ sites