Cyber Threat Intelligence – Alerts

September 4, 2017

RESTORE_INFO-xxxx , 10 letter extra extension, 0x86, Plugins and new Ransomware

A new Variant of Ransomware has been reported by some of our clients. All data files (php, htm, txt, zip) are encrypted and have been renamed by adding a 10-letter file extension that looks random […]
August 29, 2017

India and Pakistan hit by Malware – “State-sponsored” cyber espionage campaign

The security firm Symantec has discovered another cyber espionage campaign against India and Pakistan which is likely to be state-sponsored.Security experts at Symantec have uncovered a sustained cyber spying campaign against Indian and Pakistani entities […]
August 15, 2017

Ransomware Targeting WordPress Sites in Pakistan

Recently, the Tier3 team has seen ransomware being used in attacks targeting WordPress sites in Pakistan. We are currently tracking a ransomware variant experts are calling “EV ransomware.” Ransomware is malicious software that an attacker […]
August 14, 2017

Pakistani government websites hacked on 70th Independence Day

  In a major hacking attempt Indian hackers on 70th independence day of Pakistan have hacked several government websites and posted Indian flag and Indian anthem, officials in Pakistan Telecommunication authority officials said on Monday. […]
August 11, 2017

Fintech : New Cyber Security Threats and Challenges

  When you think about the Fintech space, it’s usually young startup companies trying to disrupt some specific financial service problem. Now if you have experience with the startup nature, you know that the way […]
August 2, 2017

Bitcoin Cash : Bitcoin ‘hard fork’ splits into separate cryptocurrency

In August 2017, the blockchain will support another cryptocurrency, Bitcoin Cash, which is optimised slightly differently. People who currently hold Bitcoin will hold an equal value of Bitcoin Cash following this ‘hard fork’. The new […]
June 28, 2017

“Petya” or “NotPetya” Ransomware Attacks Companies Across Globe

  Companies across the globe are reporting that they have been struck by a major ransomware cyber-attack. British advertising agency WPP is among those to say its IT systems have been disrupted as a consequence. […]
June 16, 2017

FIA directed to probe Scam online shopping sites in Pakistan

The district consumer protection court has asked the Federal Investigation Agency Karachi director (cyber crime) to launch an investigation into those fraudulent companies that have been fleecing the people in the name of online shopping.The […]