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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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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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October 6, 2017

List of frequently blacklisted Mobile apps by Enterprises around world

Mobile security firm Appthority has published an interesting report that revealed some Android and iOS applications which are most frequently blacklisted by enterprises. Todays mobile ecosystem […]
September 14, 2017

Kaspersky – US government orders to removes (Russian) security software

  The US Department of Homeland Security has told government departments and agencies to remove all security software from the Moscow-based company Kaspersky Lab from their […]
September 13, 2017

Equifax Data Breach : 143 Million people affected in US, UK and EU

The hackers made off with the most crucial tools that identity thieves need to impersonate you. The worst-case scenario is a very real threat to millions […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]