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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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Careem Taxi Service System Hacked – Millions of Users affected

Careem on Monday warned its users that their personal data had been compromised in a massive cyber-security breach.The company stated that sensitive information like customers' names, email addresses, phone numbers and trip history data had ...
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UK launched cyber-attack on Daesh : criticizes Russia for unacceptable cyber-behaviour

The UK Govt announced that it has conducted a "major offensive cyber-campaign" against the Islamic State (Daesh) group, the director of the intelligence agency GCHQ has revealed. This operation has hindered the group's ability to ...
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Iran- based Cyber Hackers group TEMP.Zagros targets Asia and Middle East regions

Experts at FireEye have uncovered a new massive phishing campaign conducted by TEMP.Zagros group. This group is targeting Asia and Middle East regions. These Iranian hackers were most active in this period, researchers uncovered a ...
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March 8, 2017

MALWARE FOUND IN FAMOUS HACKS FOR APKs, GAMES AND COINS

Tested Apks in Pakistan for 2018 brazzerspasswords 2018 hack apk (test date 2018) pubg mobile hack (test date 2018) hayy.fb hack (test date 2018) xmodgames apk (test date 2018) […]
March 8, 2017

Vault 7 : CIA ‘Vault 7’ Documents Explained

WikiLeaks on Tuesday released thousands of documents that it said described sophisticated software tools used by the CIA to break into smartphones, computers and even internet-connected […]
March 8, 2017

Spora ransomware – New Cyber Threat of 2017 Complete Guide

The Spora ransomware is slowly making a name for itself as one of the most well-run ransomware operations on the market, with a very well-designed ransom […]
March 7, 2017

Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed

Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named "Vault 7" by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency.
March 7, 2017

New Cyber wars between Iran And Saudi Arabia – Shamoon 2.0 and StoneDrill

Though Shamoon 2.0 and StoneDrill share some similarities, researchers have found several key differences. In one case, the evidence points to a hacking group dubbed Charming Kitten, or NewsBeef, which was linked to Iranian intelligence services in 2014.
March 4, 2017

Want to Invest In Cyber Security Etfs and Cyber Security ICO ?

There are strong similarities between these two Cybersecurity ETFs, but there are also some subtle differences. The PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF, which is the more established fund, includes companies that have market capitalizations as low as $100 million, while the First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF established a minimum market capitalization of $250 million for the companies in its portfolio.
March 3, 2017

Testing finds world’s largest bank’s mobile banking apps hackable

Testing finds ‘100 percent’ of mobile banking apps hackable.
March 1, 2017

Google publishes remote code vulnerability in Microsoft browsers

Google’s Project Zero published an unpatched and very severe vulnerability in the Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer version 11 browsers.