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PPRA.ORG.PK – Hacked Cyber Alert

Tier3 monitoring teams have detected that Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) official website ppra.org.pk was earlier this morning by a hacker group "The Crash Rulers" . It is the same group that supposedly hacked Pakistan ...
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US – launched cyberattacks on Iran’s Systems

US officials say their attacks on Iranian military computers disabled systems that control missile and rocket launchers. The United States military launched cyberattacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network on Thursday after ...
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Hackers attack Pakistani Govt’s passport application tracking site

Scanbox framework used to hack Pakistani Govt’s passport application tracking site http://tracking.dgip.gov.pk Experts uncovered a watering hole attack against the Pakistani Govt’s passport application tracking site, hackers used the Scanbox Framework to steal visitors’ data ...
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WhatsApp Hacked – Vulnerable App used for Surveillance

Hackers were able to use the vulnerability and install other malware on phones. After 2 Weeks WhatsApp confirms its 1.5 Billion users need an upgrade. WhatsApp the most popular messenger app, is also owned by ...
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Fileless Malware Attacks -The Growing threat to Pakistani Enterprises

Fileless malware attacks are increasing every day.They can nowadays be seen as the perfect crime of opportunity. The initial vector of these attack can be a seemingly innocuous business email with a link to an ...
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Authorities Issue Alert Warning of Potential for Cyber Attacks

In a latest security alert email sent by PKNIC (registrar of all .PK domains ) to its customers, it is reported that there has been an increase in cyber attacks on Pakistani IT installations in ...
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Worst passwords for 2018?

Even if security experts continue to make awareness campaign, people continue to use bad passwords exposing their data to the risk of hack. Bad habits are hard to die, 123456 is the most used password ...
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How to Protect yourself from bank fraud and cyber crime in Pakistan?

1. Do not give any personal information (name, address, bank details, email or phone number) to organisations or people before verifying their credentials. Always question unsolicited calls, texts or emails requesting your personal or financial ...
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DEBIT / CREDIT CARD FRAUD in Pakistan. A guide on what to do ?

Payment/ bank card fraud involves the compromise of any personal information from credit, debit or store cards. The personal information stolen from a card, or the theft of a card itself, can be used to ...
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Bank Islami denies losing $6 million in country’s ‘biggest cyber attack’

Karachi-based Bank Islami acknowledged on Sunday of suffering a security breach of its payment cards system but denied reports of having lost an alleged $6 million in what local press have called the biggest cyber-attack ...
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March 8, 2017

Spora ransomware – New Cyber Threat of 2017 Complete Guide

The Spora ransomware is slowly making a name for itself as one of the most well-run ransomware operations on the market, with a very well-designed ransom […]
March 7, 2017

Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed

Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named "Vault 7" by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency.
March 7, 2017

New Cyber wars between Iran And Saudi Arabia – Shamoon 2.0 and StoneDrill

Though Shamoon 2.0 and StoneDrill share some similarities, researchers have found several key differences. In one case, the evidence points to a hacking group dubbed Charming Kitten, or NewsBeef, which was linked to Iranian intelligence services in 2014.
March 4, 2017

Want to Invest In Cyber Security Etfs and Cyber Security ICO ?

There are strong similarities between these two Cybersecurity ETFs, but there are also some subtle differences. The PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF, which is the more established fund, includes companies that have market capitalizations as low as $100 million, while the First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF established a minimum market capitalization of $250 million for the companies in its portfolio.
March 3, 2017

Testing finds world’s largest bank’s mobile banking apps hackable

Testing finds ‘100 percent’ of mobile banking apps hackable.
March 1, 2017

Google publishes remote code vulnerability in Microsoft browsers

Google’s Project Zero published an unpatched and very severe vulnerability in the Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer version 11 browsers.
March 1, 2017

Govts can now unlock iPhone 6 and 6+, also extract data from popular apps

Cellebrite’s also now targets Uber apps on Android and iOS, a potentially massive source of personal data that includes the user’s account and locations.
February 28, 2017

expopakistan.gov.pk – IFRAME Injection

Website : expopakistan.gov.pk Vulnerability : IFRAME Injection Latest check for patch:   20.02.2017 Vulnerability status:   Publicly disclosed Alexa Rank   4921988 expopakistan.gov.pk Description Expo Pakistan […]