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Globe deactivated over 5,000 numbers related to the spam texts. 
In the past weeks, Filipinos have been complaining of a barrage of text messages they were receiving from multiple numbers. When we investigated the spam texts, we discovered that it was an elaborate phishing scheme to steal your bank details. On November 22, ...
 
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We dived down this rabbit hole so you won’t have to. 
There are at least five strangers texting me about a “job opportunity” that could pay as much as P50,000 a month. All of the texts had a similar format, with a link that takes you down a rabbit hole you don’t want ...
 
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Be careful of scammers.
The so-called SIM swap scam is making a comeback and you should know what it is so you can be better prepared. On Sunday (October 31), Globe Telecom Inc. issued a warning to the public about the resurgence of the mobile phone scam. According ...
 
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Report it to the PSE.
We all think we know better than to fall prey to scammers looking to make an easy buck, but the reality is that even the best of us can still sometimes get hooked by seemingly legitimate investment opportunities. On Monday, the Philippine Stock ...
 
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Credit card fraud has increased in the Philippines, so stay alert.
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to break down ...
 
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As if we didn’t already have enough problems.
There’s no shortage of people willing to help the victims of the most recent typhoons. Time and again, Filipinos have dug deep and offered assistance to those hardest hit by the natural disasters not just in the form of relief goods, but ...
 
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This is how much the Fyre co-organizer is worth now.
If you spent the past weekend engulfed in either one of the Fyre Festival documentaries available on streaming platforms Netflix and Hulu, then the question ‘Where is Billy McFarland now?’ may already have crossed your mind.The rivaling documentaries both recount how Billy ...
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