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New 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 ...
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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. The ...
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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 it ...
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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 ...
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“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. Ukrainian ...
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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 ...
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Wikileaks Claim US had access to NADRA during PPP Tenure

The cable, dated from 2009, claimed that Mr Rehman Malik, along with then-interior secretary Kamal Shah and then Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) director Tariq Khosa, had told Ms Napolitano that they were reviewing the possibility ...
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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 by a group calling itself 'Arrow Oral' (written as ...
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12 hours, 81,000 infections Globally – WannaCryptor/ WannaCry Ransomware outbreak.

Within 12 hours, 81,000 infections were reported globally of the Wannacryptor Ransomware or Wanaacry Ransomware outbreak. NHS reported 16 hospitals in the UK have been hit and can’t operate or admit patients because all data ...
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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. Snapchat, the popular social networking platform for sharing photo ...
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August 15, 2017

New 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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 9, 2017

Wikileaks Claim US had access to NADRA during PPP Tenure

  The cable, dated from 2009, claimed that Mr Rehman Malik, along with then-interior secretary Kamal Shah and then Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) director Tariq Khosa, […]
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 […]