Ph: Comelec investigating alleged data breach ahead of #Halalan2022

Update of January 12:  A Comelec official has called the report of a breach “fake news.” See ABS-CBN for update.

Ina Reformina and Jauhn Etienne Villaruel report:

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has suffered another data breach with 4 months to go before the crucial May national elections, a Manila Bulletin report claimed Monday, saying “60 gigabytes” worth of “sensitive voter information” and other data have been stolen by unidentified hackers.

The Manila Bulletin (MB) on Monday said its Technews Team has verified information from a source about the supposed hacking that took place Saturday.

Read more at ABS-CBN.

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