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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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May 16, 2016

pcb.com.pk – XSS vulnerability

  pcb.com.pk Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Official Website. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is the central industry for cricket in Pakistan which deals with all the […]
May 16, 2016

propakistani.pk – XSS vulnerability

  ProPakistani.pk – Latest Technology News and Startups Information. First appeared on May 5th, 2008, ProPakistani is largely known for publishing exclusive and top notch content […]
May 8, 2016

https://www.24hours.pk – XSS Vulnerability

  Website : https://www.24hours.pk Bug : Reflected XSS ( Cross site scripting) Submitted By  : Haq Khokhar ( https://twitter.com/Abdulhaqkhokhar ) Location/ URL  :   https://www.24hours.pk/deals/search Vulnerable Field : Search bar […]
April 13, 2016

Controversial Cyber Crime Bill approved by NA

Controversial Cyber Crime Bill Pakistan approved by NA The controversial Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015 was approved in the National Assembly (NA) on Wednesday. The […]
April 11, 2016

Cyber Alert eduvision.edu.pk – XSS Vulnerability

Cyber Alert eduvision.edu.pk – XSS Vulnerability   EduVision-A project of ease foundation. Eduvision is Pakistan’s largest educational Information website offering Program Finder, Admission Updates, My College, […]
April 6, 2016

WhatsApp Just Switched on Encryption for a Billion People

FOR MOST OF the past six weeks, the biggest story out of Silicon Valley was Apple’s battle with the FBI over a federal order to unlock […]
April 5, 2016

Panama Papers – IT Security and Pakistan

Panama Papers –  IT Security and Pakistan While Politicians around the world and specially in Pakistan are busy “point scoring” against each other on basis of […]
March 21, 2016

Information Security Definitions (ISO IEC 27000 2014)

Access Control – Accountability – Analytical Model – Asset – Attack – Attribute Audit – Audit Scope – Authentication – Authenticity – Availability – Base Measure […]