Category Archives: Economy

Hackers Regret Accessing Credit Reporting Agency’s Database

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SAN FRANCISCO, California (The Adobo Chronicles, San Francisco Bureau) – The database of one of the major credit reporting agencies has been hacked, exposing personal information of about 143 million people in the U.S., UK and Canada.

The agency, Equifax, announced that hackers were able to acquire names, social security numbers, birth dates, home addresses and drivers’ license information — making it easy for criminal elements to have access to people’s financial accounts, including credit cards.

But in an anonymous statement posted on social media, a spokesperson for the alleged hackers said that his group is now deeply regretting what they have done.

The reason? The people whose information they have accessed all have bad credit, making their hack practically useless.

It’s the economy, stupid!

 

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Marcoses Return Their Gold

IMG_4208MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – As recently announced by President Rodrigo Duterte, the Marcos family has agreed to return both cash and some gold to the government.

Today, Malacañang received the first shipment of the returned gold from the Marcoses. (See photo)

Breaking News! UBER Suspension Is Now Ober

IMG_4130MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) –  The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has lifted its one-month suspension on UBER after the ride-hailing firm paid almost $10 million in fine and financial aid to its drivers affected by the halted operations.

LTFRB had halted UBER’s operations for a month from Aug. 14 for violating an order to stop accepting new driver applications.

In effect, UBER’s suspension is now ober!