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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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June 9, 2017

Bilawal House media cell website hacked by Indian hackers

The official website of media cell of Bilawal House, the PPP headquarters in Karachi, was defaced on Wednesday, allegedly by Indian hackers.The site www.mcbh.org.pk was hacked […]
May 13, 2017

12 hours, 81,000 infections Globally – WannaCryptor/ WannaCry Ransomware outbreak.

If your PC has been infected by WannaCry – the ransomware that wreaked havoc across the world last Friday – you might be lucky to get your locked files back without paying the ransom to the cyber criminals.
April 18, 2017

Indian hackers threaten Snapchat and leak 1.7 million users data.

As a Revenge to  Snapchat CEO’s alleged comments on expansion by calling India a poor country, Indian hackers claim to leak data of 1.7 million users. […]
April 17, 2017

GAMESTOP.COM CUSTOMERS’ CREDIT CARD INFORMATION HACKED

GameStop is investigating a possible security breach that may have compromised customers’ credit card and personal information. GameStop admitted it was looking into the breach after […]
April 17, 2017

How Wonga data breach could affect nearly 250,000 customers’ bank details

Payday lender Wonga has warned nearly a quarter of a million customers that they may have been affected by a data breach.The stolen data includes names, […]
April 12, 2017

paperpk.com – XSS Vulnerability [Cyber Alert]

Website : paperpk.com Description : Jobs in Pakistan Newspaper ads & classified careers – PaperPk.com. Paperpk jobs in Pakistan from all newspaper ads on paperpk.com with careers […]
April 12, 2017

na.gov.pk – XSS Vulnerability [Cyber Alert]

Website : na.gov.pk Description : National Assembly of Pakistan. Notification & Disclosure Timeline 10 April, 2017 at 12:05 GMT Vulnerability reported via Open Bug 11 April, 2017 […]
April 5, 2017

Elections 2018 in Pakistan – Cyber Security Threats

THE RISE OF technology in Pakistan and introduction of EVMs (electronic voting machine) in soon to be happening elections is indeed something to laud . While […]