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Remote Work Guide – Pakistan

In response to the recent viral outbreak in Pakistan, many organizations are asking their employees to work remotely. This, though, brings new challenges to the workplace as workers and companies in Pakistan are adapting to ...
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Remote Work & Telecommuting – 5 Step Cyber Security Guide

The work-from-home culture or remote work is already adopted by almost one in five workers from around the world, and these numbers are expected to only increase further both internationally or locally here in Pakistan ...
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GALLIUM – TELCO companies attacked around world

A team of researchers from the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) has warned of an ongoing attacks by the GALLIUM cybercriminal group targeting telecommunication providers in Southeast Asia, Europe and Africa. Attackers exploit vulnerabilities in the WildFly open ...
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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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February 20, 2017

Duqu Malware – Analysis

Duqu Malware – Analysis   Duqu 2.0 is a really impressive piece of malware, related to Stuxnet and probably written by the NSA. One of its […]
February 18, 2017

Surfsafe® Pakistan – Website to Report Extremist Online-Content

Surfsafe® is an online reporting web portal for Pakistanis to report extremist and blasphemous online-content freely, securely and anonymously. Surfsafe® vision is to make internet and cyber space safe from extremism.
February 18, 2017

Zuckerberg publishes a 6,000-word world-saving manifesto

I have long expected more organizations and startups to build health and safety tools using technology, and I have been surprised by how little of what must be built has even been attempted. There is a real opportunity to build global safety infrastructure, and I have directed Facebook to invest more and more resources into serving this need.
February 18, 2017

US visitors must hand over Twitter, Facebook handles by law

House Rep Jim Banks (R-IN) says his proposed rules – dubbed the Visa Investigation and Social Media Act (VISA) of 2017 – require visa applicants to provide their social media handles to immigration officials.
February 17, 2017

New Ransomware Cerber bypasses firewalls and anti-virus files

Typically, the malware trying to bring security solutions fail or prefer them not to communicate and work rolled up, revealing a particular antivirus product on the infected machine.
February 13, 2017

Hitachi Payment (India) Confirms ATM malware hit

breach at a private bank's ATM network last year that led to 32 lakh debit cards being exposed, forcing banks to replace most of them, has been solved. Hitachi Payment Services — the company to which Yes Bank had outsourced processing of ATM transactions — has said that investigations show that its systems were hit by a sophisticated malware attack and it is not possible to say how many cards' details have been extracted.
February 12, 2017

Financial Monitoring Unit (FMU) Pakistan – Anti-Money Laundering Software

with a little help from the UK government and the UN Office of Drugs and Crime, an automated system will track millions of transactions and be able to flag suspicious ones instead of the authorities having to wait for banks.