Tagged: Cyber Crime

Cybercrime Policy to be Launched on Friday

The much anticipated Cybercrime Policy will be launched on Friday at the Gateway Hotel in Port Moresby. This was announced by the Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Jimmy Miringtoro, on Monday. Miringtoro said...

New Cybercrime Laws to Go Before Parliament by November

The Papua New Guinea (PNG) government will be introducing new laws in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector regulating the ownership and abuse of mobile phones and media ownerships, Post Courier (August 3)...

Government sets up taskforce to develop legislation against cyber-crime

The Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) has set up a task force to develop legislation against cyber-crime and K1.3 million has been appropriated to conduct public awareness, The National reports. The inter-agency task...

Cabinet Minister Calls for Social Media Regulation

A cabinet minister in the O’Neil /Dion government is calling for the responsible authorities to regulate the use of social media in Papua New Guinea (PNG), according to the Post Courier. Petroleum and Energy...

Kaspersky Lab warns Filipinos, local banks: Financial cyber attacks on the rise

Secure content and threat management solutions developer Kaspersky Lab is alerting Filipinos, banks and services against financial cyber attacks that dramatically increased in number last year. According to the findings of Kaspersky Lab’s study...

Westpac PNG warns against online fraud

Cyber-crime is becoming a concern and now Westpac PNG is warning its client to be wary of fraudulent websites after a site replicating theirs was discovered by authorities. The fraudulent site was discovered by Hong...

PNG Needs Laws on Cyber-Crime

Papua New Guinea (PNG) needs appropriate laws and funding to effectively deal with cyber-crime, according to an official with the National Information and Communication Technology Authority (NICTA). NICTA legal services manager, Ian Mileng said there...

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