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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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November 28, 2015 XSS vulnerability

Vulnerable Website Description: FATA Development Authority. Vulnerability Details: Vuln URL : /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php?action=revslider_ajax_action&client_action=<h1>Tier3<br><br><br><br><img%20src=x%20onerror=prompt(String.fromCharCode(47,88,83,83,80,79,83,69,68,47))%20/><!– Verified Yes, at 16/09/2015 Patched No Latest check for patch 07/10/2015 (Check now) Type XSS […]
November 28, 2015


Vulnerable Website Description: City Police Faisalabad (Custodian of Your Rights). Vulnerability Details: Verified Yes, at 19/10/2015 Patched No Latest check for patch Never (Check now) Type […]
November 27, 2015

125 Pakistani Websites Vulnerable To Sql Injection Hacked

Pakistani Websites Vulnerable To Sql Injection Hack   Please Find below . We checked some websites and after 24 hrs have passed still deface is there, […]
November 27, 2015

Pakistan Embassy Jeddah – SQL vuln (Exploited)

  Hacked Website : Vuln : SQL Injection Level : 6/10 Authorities Notified : Yes (NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTRE FOR CYBER CRIME) Date : 27 Nov […]
November 27, 2015

Cybercrime Markets

Cybercrime Markets: What’s for sale in the online underworld? Intel Security has published a study that aims to shed light on the business deals, negotiations and […]
November 27, 2015

Hilton confirms hotel credit-card-snaffling sales till malware hit • The Register

  Hilton confirms hotel credit-card-snaffling sales till malware hit Check your bank statements if you paid on plastic   Hilton Worldwide has confirmed that malware found […]
November 27, 2015

Everything You Need to Know about Mobilink-Warid Merger! :

Yesterday Mobilink and Warid announced that they have agreed to merge both companies to become one company within few months from today. CEOs of both companies held […]
November 18, 2015

Cyber Warfare and Pakistan – Cyber Security Report

  Introduction While the government of Pakistan focuses on fighting terrorism and extremism under the National Action Plan (NAP), another threat seems to be looming on […]