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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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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 […]
November 18, 2015

Need for a National Cyber Security Strategy in Pakistan

Several countries around the world, including less-developed ones, understand the significance of Cyberspace; it is often dubbed as the “fifth” war-fighting domain after Land, Sea, Air, […]
November 18, 2015

CYBER ALERT SERVICE By NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTRE FOR CYBER CRIME

CYBER ALERT SERVICE Cyber Alert Service (CAS), an effort of NR3C-FIA, serves to spread public awareness about Cyber Crime via SMS. It delivers preventive tips / […]
November 18, 2015

Cyber Crime Center nr3c.gov.pk Offices

Currently there are 5 cybercrime zones available for your grievances. Cyber Crime Circle Karachi (Address: 6-B, South Sunset, Boulvard Phase II, DHA Karachi, Sindh, Phone No: […]
November 18, 2015

Backoff malware attacks hit ‘more than 1,000 big businesses’, warns US government

A Point-of-Sale malware attack that struck shipping outfit UPS has compromised the networks of a “significant” number of major businesses in the US, according to the […]
November 18, 2015

US govt just can’t hire enough cyber-Sherlocks

One in ten FBI Cyber Task Force teams don’t have a techie. American federal investigators are having a hard time hiring computer-savvy staff, according to a […]