Distracted by Maggie-Vic marital drama? Malware attack hits DMCI Homes servers

As Victor Consunji faces a legal battle with estranged wife Maggie Wilson, servers of the family-owned DMCI Homes was hit by a malware attack that compromised clients’ contact details.

In an advisory dated September 15, DMCI Homes said the malware activity “affected a few of our servers.”

“We want to assure you that this incident did not compromise your bank details, or credit and debit card information. However, In some cases, some basic customer contact information may have been compromised,” said the the property giant owned by Victor’s father, Sid Consunji.

DMCI Homes said most of its servers went offline on September 9 to assess the extent of the malware attack, which made some of its services unavailable to both unit owners and condominium properties. Full restoration of the servers is expected “within the week.”

The incident has been reported to the National Privacy Commission, the listed firm added.

“As part of our precautionary measures, we will prompt system-wide password changes for customer accounts. We are also currently conducting stricter security tests before putting our systems back up to ensure that you are protected,” DMCI Homes added.

The Consunji-owned firm said it is “exhausting all possible measures to prevent a repeat” of the incident.