26 APR 2022, The Agency held a press conference regarding the apprehension of three personalities from the notorious hacker group XSOX, persistently claiming that they are able to manipulate election results.

On 24 April 2022, the CICC together with the PNP-ACG conducted an entrapment operation in Imus, Cavite and Sta Rosa, Laguna against the members of XSOX. The said operation resulted in the apprehension of three personalities namely: (1) Joel Adajar Ilagan, a.k.a. Borger; (2) Adrian De Jesus Martinez, a.k.a. Admin X; and (3) Jeffrey Cruz Limpiado a.k.a. Brake/Vanguard/Universe/LRR.

The CICC Executive Director was joined by the Director of the Philippine National Police Anti-Cybercrime Group, PBGEN Robert T. Rodriguez, who confirmed that criminal cases were filed against the aforementioned suspects for the violation of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012.

For the full live coverage of the press conference, follow this link: “Press Conference with the PNP-ACG on the Arrest of XSOX Hackers”