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Buhay solons move to criminalize phishing

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Buhay solons move to criminalize phishing


Saying illegal Internet activities in the country were already alarming, Buhay Reps. Irwin Tieng and Mariano Michael Velarde have defined and penalized phishing in their proposed Anti-Phishing Bill of 2012.

House Bill 6199 defines phishing as an act of securing personal information such as usernames, passwords, bank account numbers and credit card details and using it in fraud or identity theft and misrepresentation.

The bill imposes a 12-year imprisonment and a fine of P200,000 on violators and their accomplices.

Velarde said two cybercrime bills, Senate Bill 2796 or “An Act Defining Cybercrime, Providing for Prevention, Investigation and Imposition of Penalties Therefor and For Other Purposes” and HB 5808 or “An Act Preventing Cybercrime, Providing for the Prevention, Suppression and the Imposition of Penalties Therefor and for Other Purposes,” which was passed on third reading, are pending approval..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/index.php/nation/item/1664-buhay-solons-move-to-criminalize-phishing

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