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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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Pakistani hackers attack institutions in EU and the US

The Pakistani hacker group is attempting to attack government organizations using the infrastructure it also uses to send spam to malware. According to researchers from Palo Alto Networks Unit 42, the group Gorgon Group is ...
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Afghan diplomats in Pakistan suspicious of targeted “Cyber attacks” by state-backed APT Groups

Afghan diplomats in Pakistan have been warned they are believed to be victims of "government-backed" cyber attacks trying to steal their email passwords.Afghan embassy sources told the BBC two staff members and a generic account received ...
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Fake News & Social Media Propaganda – Impact and Effects on Election Campaigns and polls in Pakistan

Fake News & Social Media Propaganda – Impact and Effects on Election Campaigns and polls in Pakistan When Channel4 investigated Cambridge Analytica, the company’s bosses boasted of helping swing last year’s presidential election in Kenya ...
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April 13, 2016

Controversial Cyber Crime Bill approved by NA

Controversial Cyber Crime Bill Pakistan approved by NA The controversial Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015 was approved in the National Assembly (NA) on Wednesday. The […]
April 11, 2016

Cyber Alert eduvision.edu.pk – XSS Vulnerability

Cyber Alert eduvision.edu.pk – XSS Vulnerability   EduVision-A project of ease foundation. Eduvision is Pakistan’s largest educational Information website offering Program Finder, Admission Updates, My College, […]
April 6, 2016

WhatsApp Just Switched on Encryption for a Billion People

FOR MOST OF the past six weeks, the biggest story out of Silicon Valley was Apple’s battle with the FBI over a federal order to unlock […]
April 5, 2016

Panama Papers – IT Security and Pakistan

Panama Papers –  IT Security and Pakistan While Politicians around the world and specially in Pakistan are busy “point scoring” against each other on basis of […]
March 21, 2016

Information Security Definitions (ISO IEC 27000 2014)

Access Control – Accountability – Analytical Model – Asset – Attack – Attribute Audit – Audit Scope – Authentication – Authenticity – Availability – Base Measure […]
March 10, 2016

Pakistan Energy Resource portal – Data Breached

  Data Breach Alert web address : http://energy.pec.org.pk/ Breach Date : MAR 6TH, 2016 pastebin link : http://pastebin.com/sEznQigs Admin details Username: admin Password: energy211 Users details http://energy.pec.org.pk/si.php Username|password […]
February 5, 2016

safeguard.com.pk – xss vulnerability

Description : safeguard.com.pk Safeguard is a leading antibacterial soap in Pakistan. Safeguard is a leading antibacterial soap in Pakistan. Vulnerability Type : xss Notification & Disclosure Timeline […]
February 5, 2016

tune.pk – xss vulnerability

Description :  tune.pk Tune.pk – Watch, Share & Discover Videos!. bringing you best videos from all over the world – entertainment, sports, news, politics, technology, music, […]